US STOCKS-Wall St pulled down by automaker, healthcare stocks

martes 2 de agosto de 2016 11:45 GYT

* June consumption up 0.4 pct vs est. 0.3 pct

* Personal income up 0.2 pct vs est. 0.3 pct in June

* Pfizer maintains forecast, drops 4 pct

* Indexes down: Dow 0.63 pct, S&P 0.84 pct, Nasdaq 1.11 pct (Adds details, comments, updates prices)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Wall Street was lower on Tuesday following tepid economic data and losses in healthcare and consumer discretionary stocks.

Pfizer, the largest U.S. drugmaker, maintained its full-year forecast, despite reporting revenue and profit above analysts' estimates, sending its shares down 3 percent to $36.18.

The stock was the top percentage loser on the Dow and the biggest drag on the S&P 500 index.

Shares of Ford and General Motors dropped 4 percent each, after the two major U.S. automakers reported July vehicle sales slightly below expectations.   Continuación...