One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 4 points (0.0%) at 17,606 as of Monday, March 21, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,224 issues advancing vs. 1,702 declining with 158 unchanged.

The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Marcus & Millichap ( MMI), up 7.4%, and VEREIT ( VER), up 1.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Gramercy Property ( GPT), down 2.7%, Spirit Realty Capital ( SRC), down 2.2%, Digital Realty ( DLR), down 2.1%, HCP ( HCP), down 1.9% and Forest City Realty ( FCE.A), down 1.8%.

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

3. CBRE Group ( CBG) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, CBRE Group is up $0.50 (1.7%) to $29.12 on average volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of CBRE Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.54-$29.42 after having opened the day at $28.66 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.62.

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CBRE Group, Inc. operates as a commercial real estate services and investment company worldwide. It operates through Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management; and Development Services segments. CBRE Group has a market cap of $9.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 17.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate CBRE Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CBRE Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full CBRE Group Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, SL Green Realty ( SLG) is up $0.60 (0.6%) to $95.35 on light volume. Thus far, 350,204 shares of SL Green Realty exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $94.67-$95.83 after having opened the day at $95.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $94.75.

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SL Green Realty Corp. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm engages in the property management, acquisitions, financing, development, construction, and leasing. It also provides tenant services to its clients. The firm invests in real estate markets of the United States. SL Green Realty has a market cap of $9.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 16.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate SL Green Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates SL Green Realty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full SL Green Realty Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Weyerhaeuser ( WY) is up $0.34 (1.1%) to $30.44 on light volume. Thus far, 2.4 million shares of Weyerhaeuser exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.01-$30.55 after having opened the day at $30.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.09.

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Weyerhaeuser Co. is a real estate investment trust. It primarily invests in United States. The firm operates under four business segments, timberlands, wood products, cellulose fibers and real estate. It owns timberlands primarily in the U.S and has long-term licenses in Canada. Weyerhaeuser has a market cap of $15.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 0.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Weyerhaeuser a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Weyerhaeuser as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Weyerhaeuser 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).