By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of 3M and Procter & Gamble are posting positive gains Monday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. Shares of 3M MMM and Procter & Gamble PG have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA is trading 157 points, or 0.5%, higher. 3M's shares have climbed $4.96, or 2.4%, while those of Procter & Gamble have risen $2.71 (2.0%), combining for a roughly 50-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Walgreens Boots WBA, Verizon Communications Inc. VZ, and UnitedHealth UNH. A $1 move in any of the Dow's 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.