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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 8 points (0.0%) at 16,964 as of Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,180 issues advancing vs. 1,847 declining with 143 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include E-House China Holdings ( EJ), up 6.5%, Weyerhaeuser ( WY), up 1.3%, Nationstar Mortgage Holdings ( NSM), up 0.9%, Icahn ( IEP), up 0.7% and Ocwen Financial ( OCN), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include St Joe ( JOE), down 6.9%, Dupont Fabros Technology ( DFT), down 3.8%, Omega Healthcare Investors ( OHI), down 1.9%, Annaly Capital Management ( NLY), down 1.4% and Health Care REIT ( HCN), down 1.3%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Kimco Realty ( KIM) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, Kimco Realty is up $0.16 (0.7%) to $23.12 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Kimco Realty exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.87-$23.17 after having opened the day at $23.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.96. Kimco Realty Corporation is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets across North America. It is primarily engaged in acquisitions, development, and management of neighborhood and community shopping centers. Kimco Realty has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 16.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Kimco Realty a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Kimco Realty 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, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Kimco Realty 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.