Mexico's Femsa posts 4.3 pct fall in 1st-qtr net profit

jueves 28 de abril de 2016 17:09 GYT

MEXICO CITY, April 28 (Reuters) - Mexican bottling and retail company Femsa on Thursday reported a 4.33 percent fall in first-quarter profit, compared to the year-earlier period.

Femsa posted a first-quarter net profit of 2.999 billion pesos ($173 million) compared with a profit of 3.135 billion pesos in the January-March period a year earlier. ($1 = 17.29 pesos at the end of March.) (Reporting by Joanna Zuckerman Bernstein, editing by G Crosse)