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Tickers in this Article: NRF, VTR, UHT, SFI, TCO, FOR, ELS
The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq has declined 0.4%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.3%; and the Dow has fallen 0.2%.

The Real Estate Operations sector (IYR) is currently lagging behind the overall market, down 0.5%, and its current biggest movers are:
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
Northstar Realty (NYSE:NRF)$853.5 million+2.2%
Ventas (NYSE:VTR)$19.23 billion-1.7%
Universal Health Realty (NYSE:UHT)$619.4 million-1.5%
iStar Financial (NYSE:SFI)$645.8 million+1.4%
Taubman Centers (NYSE:TCO)$4.81 billion-1.4%
Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)$541.5 million+1.2%
Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE:ELS)$2.75 billion-1.1%
Broker Summary: Charles Schwab Online Brokerage

Northstar Realty (NYSE:NRF) has risen 2.2% to hit a current price of $6.47 per share. The company is currently trading a volume of 2.9 million shares.

Currently trading at $63.94 per share, Ventas (NYSE:VTR) has fallen 1.7%. At 447,185 shares, the company's volume so far today is 0.3 times the average volume over the last three months.

Falling 1.5%, Universal Health Realty (NYSE:UHT) is currently at a share price of $48.12. So far today, 7,324 shares of the company's stock have changed hands. This is a sign that there will be less trading activity than there was yesterday.

iStar Financial (NYSE:SFI) has increased to a share price of $7.83, a 1.4% rise. At 297,608 shares, the company's volume so far today is consistent with its current daily average.

At $76.86, Taubman Centers (NYSE:TCO) has slipped 1.4%. This morning, the company is trading a volume of 111,419 shares.

After rising 1.2%, Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) is currently trading at a share price of $15.80. The company's volume is currently 21,662 shares for the day, 0.2 times its average over the past three months.

After a decline of 1.1%, Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) has hit a share price of $65.62. The company is trading at a volume of 42,486 shares. This is on pace to fall short of yesterday's volume of 248,208 shares.

The Bottom Line No matter the economic climate, Wall Street will always have stocks that make major moves each week. It is important to weigh current activity against historical performance when making any investment decisions. Tools like valuation ratios and profit margins, however, are only as useful as the context you put them in; remember to take historical data and competitor performance into account.

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