Mexico's Alfa says 3rd-qtr profit falls 67.4 pct

martes 14 de octubre de 2014 16:20 GYT

MEXICO CITY Oct 14 (Reuters) - Mexican conglomerate Alfa on Tuesday said its third-quarter profit fell 67.4 percent from the year-earlier quarter.

The company, which controls petrochemical, car parts and refrigerated foods businesses, reported quarterly profit of 721.47 million pesos ($53.75 million), compared to 2.21 billion pesos in the year-earlier period. (Reporting by Gabriel Stargardter)