Dow rallies 536 points on gains in shares of Walgreens Boots, Dow

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Thursday morning with shares of Walgreens Boots and Dow seeing positive growth for the price-weighted average. The Dow DJIA, +3.11% is trading 536 points higher (1.8%), as shares of Walgreens Boots WBA, +5.92% and Dow DOW, +5.03% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Walgreens Boots’s shares are up $1.85 (5.8%) while those of Dow have climbed $2.32, or 5.3%, combining for an approximately 27-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Chevron CVX, +5.17%, 3M MMM, +4.90%, and JPMorgan Chase JPM, +5.41%. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.

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