By MarketWatch Automation
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Monday afternoon with shares of Walgreens Boots and Nike seeing positive growth for the blue-chip average. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.49% was most recently trading 16 points, or 0.1%, higher, as shares of Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA -0.32% and Nike /zigman2/quotes/203439053/composite NKE -0.83% are contributing to the index's intraday rally. Walgreens Boots's shares are up $1.68 (3.2%) while those of Nike have risen $3.86 (2.8%), combining for a roughly 36-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK -0.66% , Home Depot /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -1.38% , and McDonald's /zigman2/quotes/203508018/composite MCD +0.19% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark results in a 6.58-point swing.