The Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Wednesday afternoon with shares of Walt Disney and Apple Inc. seeing positive momentum for the price-weighted average.
Shares of Walt Disney DIS, +4.12% and Apple Inc. AAPL, +3.82% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +1.29% is trading 478 points, or 1.5%, higher. Walt Disney’s shares are up $4.62 (4.4%) while those of Apple Inc. have gained $6.26 (3.9%), combining for an approximately 72-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Salesforce Inc. CRM, +3.19%, Microsoft MSFT, +2.78%, and Nike NKE, +2.25%. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components equates to a 6.59-point swing.