Mexico's Femsa reports higher third-quarter profit

miércoles 28 de octubre de 2015 17:07 GYT

MEXICO CITY Oct 28 (Reuters) - Mexican bottling and retail company Femsa on Wednesday reported a 3.5 percent increase in third-quarter profit.

The company, which operates the Oxxo chain of convenience stores and co-owns Coke bottler Coca-Cola Femsa, reported a profit of 4.974 billion pesos ($294 million), compared to a profit of 4.806 billion pesos in the year earlier quarter.

($1 = 16.933 pesos at end-September) (Reporting by Elinor Comlay)