Lumber Liquidators is the country's biggest player in the hardwood flooring industry, controlling roughly 12% of the market. As East Coast residents start to rebuild their battered communities, Lumber Liquidators should see a spike in sales.
Investors have anticipated as much. On Wednesday, Wall Street bid up Lumber's stock by 5% and Goldman Sachs recommended the company as a Sandy recovery play.
With mass transit snarls and power outages in lower Manhattan, some finance workers went to great lengths to get the trades flowing again on Wednesday.