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Rebuilding After Sandy


Big Storm, Even Bigger Cleanup Job

Hurricane Sandy’s lethal two-day attack on the East Coast pummeled New York, New Jersey and parts of Pennsylvania. The storm tragically led to the loss of lives[1], and the total damages have been estimated at $50 billion, the nation’s second-costliest hurricane in US History.[2] Cities woke up to the aftermath that included flooded homes, damaged cars, and downed power lines and attention quickly turned to the huge amount of repair and reconstruction that, even months after the event, continues to be carried out. Past experiences, such as with Hurricanes Katrina and Irene, have shown that the rebuilding of affected areas can often generate demand for companies that provide services such as home repairs, construction, insurance claim processing and environmental cleanup. See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
66.1% Building Supplies 33.2%
30.5% Home Depot Inc HD 40.5%
29.7% Lowe's Cos. LOW 24.8%
3.1% Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. BECN 60.7%
1.9% Owens Corning OC 34.3%
0.6% USG Corp. USG 17.7%
0.2% Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. LL 75.8%
16.8% Utility Repair & Supplies 12.0%
6.7% Eaton Corp plc ETN 14.0%
4.4% Hubbell Inc. HUB.B 8.5%
2.7% Quanta Services Inc. PWR 35.6%
2.3% Dycom Industries Inc. DY 195.0%
0.6% MYR Group Inc. MYRG 25.0%
10.0% Self Storage 36.3%
3.9% Extra Space Storage Inc. EXR 45.2%
3.1% CubeSmart CUBE 38.4%
3.0% Sovran Self Storage Inc. SSS 22.9%
6.3% Cleanup Products & Services 8.0%
3.3% Clean Harbors Inc. CLH 14.6%
3.0% Xylem Inc. XYL 0.8%
0.8% Home Generators 29.0%
0.8% Generac Holdings GNRC 29.0%