By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of 3M and Johnson & Johnson are trading higher Tuesday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. Shares of 3M /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM +0.54% and Johnson & Johnson /zigman2/quotes/201724570/composite JNJ -1.76% are contributing around a quarter of the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.39% is trading 38 points higher (0.1%). 3M's shares are up $5.97, or 3.5%, while those of Johnson & Johnson are up $4.48, or 2.7%, combining for an approximately 71-point boost for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are IBM /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM +1.69% , Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA +0.40% , and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -2.70% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.78-point swing.