There has been a LOT of discussion about which companies/industries/sectors will benefit from the aftermath of super-storm Sandy. I prefer to take a look at companies that are benefiting during and after – companies providing products & services that help those to cope with their current reality.
One such company is $URI (United Rentals). Here is a Daily chart:
I would imagine that this current quarter will look very good as folks rent generators and equipment – a requirement in many cases as they work to get their lives back to “normal”.