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 22 points (0.1%) at 16,756 as of Friday, June 13, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,558 issues advancing vs. 1,369 declining with 183 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. A company within the industry that fell today was Altisource Portfolio Solutions ( ASPS), up 1.9%. Top gainers within the industry include E-House China Holdings ( EJ), up 4.2%, Chesapeake Lodging ( CHSP), up 3.2%, Retail Opportunity Investments ( ROIC), up 2.4%, Redwood ( RWT), up 2.3% and Colony Financial ( CLNY), up 2.2%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. 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 $0.16 (-1.1%) to $15.00 on light volume. Thus far, 472,526 shares of Retail Properties of America exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.95-$15.16 after having opened the day at $15.16 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.16. 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 $3.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 19.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Retail Properties of America a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Retail Properties of America as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. 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.