Shares of UnitedHealth and Pfizer are posting positive growth Wednesday morning, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. Shares of UnitedHealth UNH, +2.83% and Pfizer PFE, +1.50% are contributing to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.31% is trading 78 points, or 0.3%, higher. UnitedHealth’s shares have gained $5.62, or 1.9%, while those of Pfizer are up $0.57, or 1.4%, combining for a roughly 42-point boost for the Dow. Merck MRK, +1.79%, Coca-Cola KO, +1.25%, and Procter & Gamble PG, +1.02% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components results in a 6.78-point swing.
Dow's 75-point climb led by gains in UnitedHealth, Pfizer stocks
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