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 down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 125 points (-0.7%) at 16,899 as of Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 971 issues advancing vs. 2,018 declining with 168 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.9%. Top gainers within the industry include Healthcare Trust of America ( HTA), up 2.1%, National Retail Properties ( NNN), up 1.8%, Equity Lifestyle Properties ( ELS), up 1.5%, Apartment Investment & Management Company ( AIV), up 1.3% and Weyerhaeuser ( WY), up 1.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include E-House China Holdings ( EJ), down 5.3%, CoStar Group ( CSGP), down 4.2%, HFF ( HF), down 3.1%, Kennedy-Wilson Holdings ( KW), down 2.1% and Icahn ( IEP), down 1.2%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Annaly Capital Management ( NLY) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, Annaly Capital Management is up $0.08 (0.7%) to $11.15 on average volume. Thus far, 4.1 million shares of Annaly Capital Management exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.07-$11.24 after having opened the day at $11.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.07. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. Annaly Capital Management has a market cap of $10.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 11.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Annaly Capital Management a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Annaly Capital Management as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Annaly Capital Management 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.