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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 44 points (-0.3%) at 15,836 as of Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 751 issues advancing vs. 2,176 declining with 155 unchanged.

The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.9% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Duke Realty ( DRE), down 1.9%, Icahn ( IEP), down 1.6%, Realogy Holdings ( RLGY), down 1.4%, Macerich Company ( MAC), down 1.2% and Brookfield Asset Management ( BAM), down 1.0%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. Rayonier ( RYN) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, Rayonier is up $3.07 (7.5%) to $44.25 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of Rayonier exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.76-$45.41 after having opened the day at $44.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.18.

Rayonier, Inc. engages in the sale and development of real estate and timberland management, as well as in the production and sale of cellulose fibers in the United States, New Zealand, and Australia. Rayonier has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Rayonier a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Rayonier as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Rayonier Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, CBRE Group ( CBG) is up $0.33 (1.3%) to $25.80 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of CBRE Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $25.50-$25.92 after having opened the day at $25.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.47.

CBRE Group, Inc. operates as a commercial real estate services and investment company. The company's segments include Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management; and Development Services. CBRE Group has a market cap of $8.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 3.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate CBRE Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CBRE Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full CBRE Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Weyerhaeuser ( WY) is up $0.17 (0.6%) to $30.36 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Weyerhaeuser exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.21-$30.68 after having opened the day at $30.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.19.

Weyerhaeuser Company, a forest products company, grows and harvests trees, builds homes, and manufactures forest products worldwide. It grows and harvests trees for use as lumber, other wood and building products, and pulp and paper. Weyerhaeuser has a market cap of $17.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 4.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Weyerhaeuser a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Weyerhaeuser as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Weyerhaeuser Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the real estate industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate ( IYR) while those bearish on the real estate industry could consider ProShares Short Real Estate Fund ( REK).

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