3 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Real Estate Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 30 points (0.2%) at 15,994 as of Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,823 issues advancing vs. 1,044 declining with 196 unchanged.

The Real Estate industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Zillow ( Z), down 2.7%, Brookfield Residential Properties ( BRP), down 1.8% and Realogy Holdings ( RLGY), down 0.6%. Top gainers within the industry include Altisource Portfolio Solutions ( ASPS), up 2.6%, Regency Centers Corporation ( REG), up 2.4%, Digital Realty ( DLR), up 1.8%, Jones Lang LaSalle ( JLL), up 1.6% and Northstar Realty Finance Corporation ( NRF), up 1.5%.

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

3. Corrections Corporation of America ( CXW) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, Corrections Corporation of America is down $0.49 (-1.5%) to $31.36 on average volume. Thus far, 472,764 shares of Corrections Corporation of America exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 870,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.87-$31.74 after having opened the day at $31.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.85.

Corrections Corporation of America, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates privatized correctional and detention facilities in the United States. Corrections Corporation of America has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 0.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Corrections Corporation of America a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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