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 7 points (0.0%) at 17,628 as of Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,137 issues advancing vs. 1,826 declining with 176 unchanged. The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Alto Palermo ( APSA), down 6.0%, Texas Pacific Land ( TPL), down 2.7%, HFF ( HF), down 1.8%, Kennedy-Wilson Holdings ( KW), down 1.3% and Icahn ( IEP), down 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Ocwen Financial ( OCN), up 2.5%, Rayonier ( RYN), up 2.3%, Apartment Investment & Management Company ( AIV), up 1.1%, Kimco Realty ( KIM), up 1.3% and Realty Income ( O), up 1.0%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. CoStar Group ( CSGP) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, CoStar Group is down $1.05 (-0.7%) to $159.52 on light volume. Thus far, 31,722 shares of CoStar Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 238,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $158.90-$161.60 after having opened the day at $160.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $160.57. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. CoStar Group, Inc. provides information, analytics, and marketing services to the commercial real estate industry in the United States, the United Kingdom, and France. CoStar Group has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 13.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate CoStar Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates CoStar Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full CoStar Group 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.