Today's Top Performers In Real Estate

All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 100 points (-0.6%) at 17,886 as of Friday, June 10, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 615 issues advancing vs. 2,327 declining with 149 unchanged.

The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Icahn ( IEP), down 3.9%, Kennedy-Wilson Holdings ( KW), down 3.3%, Santander Consumer USA Holdings ( SC), down 3.3%, Momo ( MOMO), down 2.9% and CBRE Group ( CBG), down 2.3%.

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

3. WP Glimcher ( WPG) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, WP Glimcher is up $0.32 (2.8%) to $11.73 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of WP Glimcher exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.27-$11.86 after having opened the day at $11.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.41.

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Washington Prime Group Inc. (NYSE:WPG.WI) operates independently of Simon Property Group Inc. as of May 28, 2014. WP Glimcher has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 7.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are no analysts who rate WP Glimcher a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates WP Glimcher as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full WP Glimcher Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Sun Communities ( SUI) is up $0.51 (0.7%) to $69.84 on light volume. Thus far, 200,632 shares of Sun Communities exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 565,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $68.76-$69.94 after having opened the day at $68.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $69.33.

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Sun Communities, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It owns, operates, and develops manufactured housing communities in the midwestern, southern, and southeastern United States. Sun Communities has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 1.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Sun Communities a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sun Communities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Sun Communities Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Alexandria Real Estate Equities ( ARE) is up $0.82 (0.8%) to $98.98 on average volume. Thus far, 229,845 shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 606,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $97.04-$99.15 after having opened the day at $97.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $98.16.

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a market cap of $7.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 8.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Alexandria Real Estate Equities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Alexandria Real Estate Equities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Alexandria Real Estate Equities 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).

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