Mexico's Homex posts 2.6 pct drop in 1st-qtr net

MEXICO CITY, April 26 Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:48pm EDT

MEXICO CITY, April 26 (Reuters) - Mexican homebuilder Homex HXM.N(HOMEX.MX) said on Monday its first-quarter net profit was 188 million pesos, down 2.6 percent from the year-ago period. (Reporting by Noel Randewich)