Apple's stock surge set to add over 70 points to the Dow's price

Apple Inc.’s AAPL, +1.24% stock surge is fueling the bulk of the lift in Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.75% futures ahead of Wednesday’s open, in the wake of the technology giant’s fiscal second-quarter earnings and revenue beats. The stock rallied 5.3% in premarket trade, which puts it on track to open at the highest price seen during regular-session hours since Nov. 2. The implied price gain would add about 72 points to the Dow’s price, while Dow futures YMM9, +0.96% were up 98 points. Apple’s stock has run up 20.5% over the past three months, while the Dow has gained 6.1%.

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