All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 29 points (-0.2%) at 17,702 as of Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,315 issues advancing vs. 1,646 declining with 122 unchanged.

The Real Estate industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Howard Hughes ( HHC), up 3.6%, Camden Property ( CPT), up 2.6%, AvalonBay Communities ( AVB), up 2.2%, Brookfield Asset Management ( BAM), up 2.2% and Essex Property ( ESS), up 1.9%.

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

3. Public Storage ( PSA) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, Public Storage is up $1.74 (0.8%) to $228.84 on light volume. Thus far, 208,403 shares of Public Storage exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 667,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $226.89-$229.99 after having opened the day at $227.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $227.11.

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Public Storage is an equity real estate investment trust. It engages in the acquisition, development, ownership, and operation of self-storage facilities in the United States and Europe. Public Storage has a market cap of $39.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 22.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Public Storage a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Public Storage as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Public Storage Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Simon Property Group ( SPG) is up $2.80 (1.5%) to $194.31 on light volume. Thus far, 377,137 shares of Simon Property Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $191.71-$195.06 after having opened the day at $192.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $191.51.

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Simon Property Group, Inc. is an equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets across the globe. It engages in investment, ownership, management, and development of properties. Simon Property Group has a market cap of $60.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 5.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 14 analysts who rate Simon Property Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Simon Property Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Simon Property Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Equinix ( EQIX) is up $3.64 (1.2%) to $296.04 on light volume. Thus far, 199,247 shares of Equinix exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 897,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $290.56-$296.87 after having opened the day at $292.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $292.40.

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Equinix, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. Equinix has a market cap of $16.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 29.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate Equinix a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Equinix as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Equinix 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).