Mexico's Femsa profit jumps 26 pct in 1st-qtr

jueves 30 de abril de 2015 16:10 GYT

MEXICO CITY, April 30 (Reuters) - Mexican retailer and bottling company Femsa on Thursday said its first-quarter profit rose 26 percent.

The company, which co-owns Coke bottler Coca-Cola Femsa and operates the Oxxo chain of convenience stores, reported a profit of 3.13 billion pesos ($205 million), compared to a profit of 2.49 billion pesos in the year-earlier quarter.

($1 = 15.2610 pesos at end March) (Reporting by Christine Murray)