Tools and Appliances companies shares up at 1 p.m.

Associated Press

Shares of some top tools and appliances companies are up at 1 p.m.:

General Electric Co. rose $.44 or 1.8 percent, to $25.38.

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Snap-On rose $2.66 or 1.8 percent, to $150.46.

Stanley Works rose $1.41 or 1.5 percent, to $97.02.

Whirlpool Corp. rose $1.82 or .9 percent, to $202.20.