By MarketWatch Automation
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Monday afternoon with shares of Pfizer and UnitedHealth delivering strong returns for the index. Shares of Pfizer /zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite PFE -0.20% and UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH +0.30% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.06% was most recently trading 439 points (1.7%) higher. Pfizer's shares are up $1.76, or 5.2%, while those of UnitedHealth are up $13.08, or 4.5%, combining for an approximately 102-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS +2.78% , Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT +0.90% , and Johnson & Johnson /zigman2/quotes/201724570/composite JNJ +0.15% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark equates to a 6.86-point swing.