By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of Apple Inc. and Microsoft are retreating Friday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -2.35% was most recently trading 217 points (0.8%) lower, as shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -0.38% and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -2.40% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday decline. Apple Inc.'s shares are off $3.41, or 3.1%, while those of Microsoft have dropped $4.97 (2.5%), combining for an approximately 55-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Home Depot /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -2.70% , Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -3.58% , and Intel /zigman2/quotes/203649727/composite INTC -2.85% . A $1 move in any of the Dow's 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.