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. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 14 points (-0.1%) at 15,098 as of Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,393 issues advancing vs. 1,555 declining with 92 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Duke Realty ( DRE), down 2.7%, Senior Housing Properties ( SNH), down 2.4%, Camden Property ( CPT), down 2.3%, Ventas ( VTR), down 2.2% and Essex Property ( ESS), down 2.1%. A company within the industry that increased today was CoStar Group ( CSGP), up 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. Realty Income Corporation ( O) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, Realty Income Corporation is down $0.79 (-1.9%) to $40.40 on average volume. Thus far, 868,166 shares of Realty Income Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.23-$41.19 after having opened the day at $41.17 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.19. Realty Income Corporation is a publicly traded real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The firm makes investments in commercial real estate. Realty Income Corporation was founded in 1969 and is based in Escondido, California. Realty Income Corporation has a market cap of $8.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 2.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Realty Income Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Realty Income Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year, expanding profit margins and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Realty Income Corporation 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.