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 97 points (0.6%) at 17,481 as of Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, 12:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,800 issues advancing vs. 1,144 declining with 202 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include E-House China Holdings ( EJ), down 5.9%, Hilltop Holdings ( HTH), down 3.8%, Nationstar Mortgage Holdings ( NSM), down 3.2%, MFA Financial ( MFA), down 2.9% and AvalonBay Communities ( AVB), down 1.0%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. Annaly Capital Management ( NLY) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, Annaly Capital Management is down $0.07 (-0.6%) to $11.27 on light volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Annaly Capital Management exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.25-$11.34 after having opened the day at $11.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.34. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. Annaly Capital Management has a market cap of $10.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 13.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Annaly Capital Management a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 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 reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Annaly Capital Management 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.