By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of Boeing and Apple Inc. are posting strong returns Friday afternoon, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. Shares of Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -4.57% and Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -4.63% have contributed to the index's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -3.43% was most recently trading 133 points (0.5%) higher. Boeing's shares are up $6.45 (4.4%) while those of Apple Inc. have risen $2.52, or 2.3%, combining for a roughly 59-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH -3.90% , Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -4.96% , and Intel /zigman2/quotes/203649727/composite INTC -3.05% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.58-point swing.