Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 52 points (0.3%) at 15,523 as of Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,945 issues advancing vs. 956 declining with 122 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. Top gainers within the industry include Redwood ( RWT), up 11.2%, CommonWealth REIT ( CWH), up 6.1%, Howard Hughes ( HHC), up 2.8% and Vornado Realty ( VNO), up 1.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Walker & Dunlop ( WD), down 12.4%, Brookfield Residential Properties ( BRP), down 3.2%, Strategic Hotels & Resorts ( BEE), down 2.6%, Prologis ( PLD), down 0.9% and Weyerhaeuser ( WY), down 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Brookfield Asset Management ( BAM) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, Brookfield Asset Management is up $0.28 (0.8%) to $36.98 on light volume. Thus far, 282,285 shares of Brookfield Asset Management exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 771,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.68-$37.10 after having opened the day at $37.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.70. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries the firm invests in the property, power, and infrastructure sectors. Brookfield Asset Management has a market cap of $22.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 0.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Brookfield Asset Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Brookfield Asset Management as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Brookfield Asset Management Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.