By MarketWatch Automation
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Thursday afternoon with shares of Boeing and Microsoft delivering the stiffest headwinds for the blue-chip average. Shares of Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -1.27% and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.79% have contributed to the index's intraday decline, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.17% was most recently trading 201 points, or 0.8%, lower. Boeing's shares are off $7.64, or 4.1%, while those of Microsoft are off $4.12 (2.0%), combining for an approximately 81-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Cisco /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO -0.71% , Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V -1.21% , and Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -2.27% . A $1 move in any of the benchmark's 30 components results in a 6.86-point swing.