Led by strong returns for shares of Cisco and Home Depot, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday afternoon. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -3.15% is trading 240 points (0.8%) higher, as shares of Cisco /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO -2.86% and Home Depot /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -0.97% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally. Cisco's shares are up $0.92, or 1.9%, while those of Home Depot have gained $3.84 (1.7%), combining for an approximately 32-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS -3.09% , Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.65% , and Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT -2.40% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.78-point swing.