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 down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 84 points (-0.5%) at 15,367 as of Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,073 issues advancing vs. 1,847 declining with 114 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Howard Hughes ( HHC), down 1.5%, HCP ( HCP), down 0.9% and AvalonBay Communities ( AVB), down 0.7%. Top gainers within the industry include Weyerhaeuser ( WY), up 3.3%, Annaly Capital Management ( NLY), up 1.3% and American Tower ( AMT), up 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. PennyMac Mortgage Investment ( PMT) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, PennyMac Mortgage Investment is down $1.07 (-4.6%) to $22.08 on heavy volume. Thus far, 6.4 million shares of PennyMac Mortgage Investment exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.06-$22.22 after having opened the day at $22.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $23.15. PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust, a specialty finance company, through its subsidiaries, invests primarily in residential mortgage loans and mortgage-related assets. The company operates in two segments, Correspondent Lending and Investment Activities. PennyMac Mortgage Investment has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 7.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate PennyMac Mortgage Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates PennyMac Mortgage Investment as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has experienced relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year. Get the full PennyMac Mortgage Investment Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.