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 56 points (-0.3%) at 15,939 as of Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,598 issues advancing vs. 1,323 declining with 154 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Ventas ( VTR), down 1.2%, Host Hotels & Resorts ( HST), down 0.7%, HCP ( HCP), down 0.7%, American Tower ( AMT), down 0.6% and Public Storage ( PSA), down 0.5%. Top gainers within the industry include CommonWealth REIT ( CWH), up 1.8%, Douglas Emmett ( DEI), up 1.2%, Howard Hughes ( HHC), up 1.2%, Digital Realty ( DLR), up 1.2% and Icahn ( IEP), up 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 4. Retail Properties of America ( RPAI) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, Retail Properties of America is down $0.25 (-1.9%) to $13.20 on light volume. Thus far, 518,265 shares of Retail Properties of America exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.19-$13.46 after having opened the day at $13.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.45. Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It engages in acquisition, development and management of properties. The trust invests in the real estate markets of United States. Retail Properties of America has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 5.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Retail Properties of America a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Retail Properties of America as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share and unimpressive growth in net income. Get the full Retail Properties of America 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.