By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of 3M and UnitedHealth are trading higher Wednesday morning, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.80% was most recently trading 91 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of 3M /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM -3.09% and UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH -0.79% are contributing to the index's intraday rally. 3M's shares are up $2.48 (1.4%) while those of UnitedHealth are up $4.42 (1.4%), combining for a roughly 45-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA -3.25% , Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS -2.71% , and Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK -1.08% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.58-point swing.