By MarketWatch Automation
Behind positive growth for shares of Apple Inc. and Dow Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday afternoon. Shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -2.40% and Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW +2.47% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.87% was most recently trading 206 points (0.8%) higher. Apple Inc.'s shares are up $4.66, or 4.2%, while those of Dow Inc. have gained $1.04 (2.3%), combining for a roughly 38-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Chevron /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX +3.89% , Honeywell International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205583690/composite HON +1.12% , and IBM /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM +2.63% . A $1 move in any of the benchmark's 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.