By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of Apple Inc. and Walt Disney are posting positive growth Thursday afternoon, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.57% was most recently trading 162 points, or 0.6%, higher, as shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -1.37% and Walt Disney /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS -1.15% are contributing around 50% of the index's intraday rally. Apple Inc.'s shares are up $15.53 (3.5%) while those of Walt Disney have climbed $3.60, or 2.8%, combining for an approximately 131-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include McDonald's /zigman2/quotes/203508018/composite MCD +0.68% , Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -0.17% , and Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V -0.13% . A $1 move in any of the index's 30 components results in a 6.86-point swing.