Dow's 233-point jump led by gains in Boeing, Caterpillar stocks

Led by positive momentum for shares of Boeing and Caterpillar, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Friday afternoon. The Dow DJIA, +0.39% is trading 233 points, or 0.8%, higher, as shares of Boeing BA, +1.89% and Caterpillar CAT, +2.24% are contributing about 25% of the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Boeing’s shares are up $5.37 (3.3%) while those of Caterpillar are up $4.54, or 2.8%, combining for a roughly 65-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include UnitedHealth UNH, +1.64%, Honeywell International Inc. HON, +1.30%, and Dow Inc. DOW, +0.59%. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.

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

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