US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends lower on energy weakness

miércoles 31 de agosto de 2016 16:04 GYT

NEW YORK Aug 31 (Reuters) - Stocks ended lower on Wall Street on Wednesday, closing out the first negative month for the S&P 500 since February, as energy shares tracked oil prices lower.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 53.42 points, or 0.29 percent, to 18,400.88, the S&P 500 lost 5.2 points, or 0.24 percent, to 2,170.92 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 9.77 points, or 0.19 percent, to 5,213.22. (Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)