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. One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 23 points (-0.2%) at 15,311 as of Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,760 issues advancing vs. 1,167 declining with 109 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include E-House China Holdings ( EJ), up 2.5%, Retail Properties of American Inc Class A ( RPAI), up 1.2%, Weyerhaeuser ( WY), up 0.6% and American Capital Agency ( AGNC), up 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Boston Properties ( BXP), down 1.5%, Camden Property ( CPT), down 1.1%, CBL & Associates Properties ( CBL), down 1.0%, Plum Creek Timber ( PCL), down 0.8% and Duke Realty ( DRE), down 0.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Howard Hughes ( HHC) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, Howard Hughes is up $3.43 (3.1%) to $113.28 on average volume. Thus far, 60,503 shares of Howard Hughes exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 131,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $109.87-$113.45 after having opened the day at $110.25 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $109.85. The Howard Hughes Corporation is a real estate investment and development company, engaging in managing, developing, and leasing commercial, residential, and mixed-use real estate. The firm invests in retail, commercial, and industrial buildings in United States. Howard Hughes has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 48.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Howard Hughes a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Howard Hughes as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Howard Hughes 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.