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 7 points (0.0%) at 17,620 as of Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,391 issues advancing vs. 1,566 declining with 174 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Rayonier ( RYN), down 7.6%, Nationstar Mortgage Holdings ( NSM), down 1.7%, Plum Creek Timber ( PCL), down 0.9% and Simon Property Group ( SPG), down 0.7%. Top gainers within the industry include Chimera Investment ( CIM), up 2.1%, American Realty Capital Properties ( ARCP), up 1.6%, Howard Hughes ( HHC), up 0.7% and Duke Realty ( DRE), up 0.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. CBL & Associates Properties ( CBL) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, CBL & Associates Properties is down $0.42 (-2.1%) to $18.98 on average volume. Thus far, 627,406 shares of CBL & Associates Properties exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $18.92-$19.40 after having opened the day at $19.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.40. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. is a public real estate investment trust. It engages in acquisition, development, and management of properties. The fund invests in the real estate markets of United States. Its portfolio consists of enclosed malls and open-air centers. CBL & Associates Properties has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 8.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate CBL & Associates Properties a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates CBL & Associates Properties as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has experienced relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year. Get the full CBL & Associates Properties 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.