One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 45 points (0.3%) at 16,317 as of Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,428 issues advancing vs. 1,566 declining with 153 unchanged.
The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Leju Holdings ( LEJU), up 8.3%, Zillow Group ( ZG), up 2.8%, Taubman Centers ( TCO), up 2.5%, Icahn ( IEP), up 1.0% and BioMed Realty ( BMR), up 0.9%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Essent Group ( ESNT), down 3.9%, Hilltop Holdings ( HTH), down 3.7%, Realty Income ( O), down 2.7%, Macerich ( MAC), down 2.3% and Host Hotels & Resorts ( HST), down 1.6%.
TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:
3. Outfront Media ( OUT) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry higher today. As of noon trading, Outfront Media is up $0.50 (2.4%) to $21.40 on light volume. Thus far, 279,269 shares of Outfront Media exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 802,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $20.75-$21.43 after having opened the day at $20.86 as compared to the previous trading day’s close of $20.90.
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