Mexico's Cemex reports narrower 2nd-qtr loss
MEXICO CITY, July 25 (Reuters) - Mexico's Cemex, one of the world's biggest cement companies, reported a smaller second-quarter loss on Thursday.
The Monterrey-based company reported its loss narrowed to $152 million from $187 million in the year-earlier period.
Net sales rose 4 percent to $4 billion in the second quarter, while operating core profit, or earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization also was up 4 percent to $730 million, according to a preliminary statement.
Cemex did not immediately give comparative figures for sales and operating core profit in the year-earlier period.