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. All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 72 points (0.4%) at 16,112 as of Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,810 issues advancing vs. 1,095 declining with 165 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Altisource Portfolio Solutions ( ASPS), down 4.3%, Nationstar Mortgage Holdings ( NSM), down 3.6%, Zillow ( Z), down 3.3%, CoStar Group ( CSGP), down 2.7% and Equity One ( EQY), down 1.5%. Top gainers within the industry include RLJ Lodging ( RLJ), up 1.1%, Host Hotels & Resorts ( HST), up 0.9%, National Retail Properties ( NNN), up 0.8% and Realty Income Corporation ( O), up 0.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. CBL & Associates Properties ( CBL) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, CBL & Associates Properties is down $0.39 (-2.1%) to $18.05 on average volume. Thus far, 920,375 shares of CBL & Associates Properties exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.95-$18.49 after having opened the day at $18.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $18.44. CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. is a public real estate investment trust. It engages in acquisition, development, and management of properties. The fund invests in the real estate markets of United States. Its portfolio consists of enclosed malls and open-air centers. CBL & Associates Properties has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 4.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate CBL & Associates Properties a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates CBL & Associates Properties as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full CBL & Associates Properties 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.