As Hurricane Sandy swept across a large portion of the Eastern seaboard, many retail investors found themselves asking the same question.
Is it too late to buy Home Depot and Lowe's?
"Yes," said Jim Cramer. "You bet it's too late."
Cramer knows that conventional wisdom suggests otherwise.
It stands to reason that as nationwide home improvement stores, both companies stand to benefit substantially in the aftermath of the storm with damage estimates between $5 - $10 billion.