By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of Pfizer and UnitedHealth are trading higher Monday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average rally. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% was most recently trading 461 points higher (1.8%), as shares of Pfizer /zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite PFE +1.43% and UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH +2.13% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally. Pfizer's shares are up $1.74, or 5.1%, while those of UnitedHealth are up $9.79, or 3.4%, combining for a roughly 79-point boost for the Dow. Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +3.32% , Home Depot /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD +2.42% , and Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS +0.51% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the benchmark's 30 components results in a 6.86-point swing.