Dow's 575-point rally highlighted by gains for Dow, Walgreens Boots shares

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Powered by positive momentum for shares of Dow and Walgreens Boots, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Friday morning. Shares of Dow
DOW,
+3.85%

and Walgreens Boots
WBA,
+3.57%

are contributing to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow
DJIA,
+1.63%

is trading 575 points (1.7%) higher. Dow’s shares have climbed $2.15 (4.1%) while those of Walgreens Boots have gained $1.28 (3.6%), combining for a roughly 23-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Amgen
AMGN,
+3.18%
,
Caterpillar
CAT,
+3.08%
,
and Nike
NKE,
+3.08%
.
A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark results in a 6.59-point swing.


Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.