By MarketWatch Automation
Behind strong returns for shares of Walmart and Walgreens Boots, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up Monday morning. Shares of Walmart /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT -0.48% and Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA -0.39% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.35% is trading 274 points, or 0.8%, higher. Walmart's shares have climbed $3.11, or 2.3%, while those of Walgreens Boots are up $1.07, or 2.0%, combining for a roughly 27-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA +0.78% , Home Depot /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -1.74% , and Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -0.35% . A $1 move in any of the index's 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.