By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of Apple Inc. and Walt Disney are trading higher Thursday afternoon, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.88% is trading 73 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -3.17% and Walt Disney /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS -1.22% have contributed around a third of the index's intraday rally. Apple Inc.'s shares have climbed $11.29, or 2.6%, while those of Walt Disney are up $2.94 (2.3%), combining for an approximately 98-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include McDonald's /zigman2/quotes/203508018/composite MCD -1.04% , Cisco /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO -1.39% , and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.24% . A $1 move in any of the Dow's 30 components results in a 6.86-point swing.