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 up 49 points (0.3%) at 16,411 as of Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,415 issues advancing vs. 1,576 declining with 152 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include National Retail Properties ( NNN), up 2.0%, Realty Income ( O), up 1.7%, Starwood Property ( STWD), up 1.6%, Ventas ( VTR), up 1.6% and Essex Property ( ESS), up 1.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include E-House China Holdings ( EJ), down 6.4%, Alexander & Baldwin ( ALEX), down 2.7%, KKR Financial Holdings ( KFN), down 2.2% and Brookfield Office Properties ( BPO), down 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Public Storage ( PSA) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, Public Storage is up $1.10 (0.6%) to $174.68 on light volume. Thus far, 185,575 shares of Public Storage exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 723,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $173.54-$175.10 after having opened the day at $174.27 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $173.58. Public Storage operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in the acquisition, development, ownership, and operation of self-storage facilities in the United States and Europe. Public Storage has a market cap of $30.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 15.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Public Storage a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Public Storage as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Public Storage 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.