Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 7 points (0.0%) at 17,640 as of Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,119 issues advancing vs. 1,864 declining with 145 unchanged.

The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include HFF ( HF), down 8.0%, Marcus & Millichap ( MMI), down 7.8%, St. Joe ( JOE), down 5.2%, LaSalle Hotel Properties ( LHO), down 2.7% and Omega Healthcare Investors ( OHI), down 1.3%. Top gainers within the industry include IRSA Inversiones y Representaciones ( IRS), up 6.6%, Santander Consumer USA Holdings ( SC), up 1.3% and Icahn ( IEP), up 1.0%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. HCP ( HCP) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, HCP is down $0.35 (-0.9%) to $38.29 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of HCP exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.09-$38.64 after having opened the day at $38.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.64.

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HCP, Inc. is an independent hybrid real estate investment trust. The fund invests in real estate markets of the United States. HCP has a market cap of $18.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 12.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate HCP a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates HCP as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full HCP Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Host Hotels & Resorts ( HST) is down $0.38 (-2.3%) to $16.16 on average volume. Thus far, 6.1 million shares of Host Hotels & Resorts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $16.15-$16.54 after having opened the day at $16.52 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.54.

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Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. Host Hotels & Resorts has a market cap of $13.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 30.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Host Hotels & Resorts a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Host Hotels & Resorts as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Host Hotels & Resorts Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Welltower ( HCN) is down $1.37 (-2.0%) to $67.11 on average volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Welltower exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $66.50-$68.47 after having opened the day at $68.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $68.48.

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Welltower Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm engages in acquiring, planning, developing, managing, repositioning and monetizing of real estate assets. It primarily invests in the real estate markets of the United States. Welltower has a market cap of $25.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 9.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Welltower a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Welltower 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, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Welltower Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the real estate industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate ( IYR) while those bearish on the real estate industry could consider ProShares Short Real Estate Fund ( REK).