The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied Wednesday afternoon thanks to strong returns for UnitedHealth and Visa stocks. The Dow
DJIA, + 0.32%
trades at 77 points or 0.3% more than UnitedHealth shares
UNH, + 2.88%
V, + 1.93%
contributed around 25% to the intraday rally of the index. UnitedHealth shares rose $ 8.23 (2.9%) while Visa increased $ 3.63 (1.9%), an increase of around 80 points for the Dow. Merck also made a significant contribution to the profit
MRK, + 1.79%.
KO, + 1.25%.
PFE, + 1.52%,
A $ 1 move in one of the Dow's 30 components equates to a 6.78-point swing.