Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,169.94, down 46.24 points)
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 50 cents, or 5.25 per cent, to $9.03 on 10.5 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down five cents, or 1.32 per cent, to $3.74 on 9.4 million shares.
Crescent Point Energy (TSX:CPG). Oil and gas. Down 53 cents, or 5.84 per cent, to $8.55 on 7.9 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Healthcare. Down 78 cents, or 6.16 per cent, to $11.89 on 6.4 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 75 cents, or 5.23 per cent, to $13.58 on 5.9 million shares.
Nemaska Lithium Inc. (TSX:NMX). Miner. Down eight cents, or 6.15 per cent, to $1.22 on 5.8 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Aecon Group Inc. (TSX:ARE). Engineering and construction. Up 13 cents, or 0.71 per cent, to $18.34 on 96,018 shares. The March 30th self-imposed deadline for the Calgary-based construction company to complete its sale to Chinese state-owned CCCC International Holding Ltd. has been extended to July 13 as Ottawa continues its national security review of the $1.5-billion deal.
BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Wireless communications. Down 22 cents, or 1.38 per cent, to $15.76 on 4.9 million shares. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company’s revenue and adjusted earnings came in above analyst estimates in its fourth quarter, as all three of the company’s main software divisions showed growth. It reported US$233 million of revenue and operating income was US$19 million or five cents per share.
Hudson’s Bay Company (TSX:HBC). Retailer. Up nine cents, or 1.06 per cent, to $8.61 on 761,163 shares. The retailer earned $84 million (39 cents per share) in its fourth quarter compared with a loss $152 million (83 cents per share) a year ago, but fell short of expectations Wednesday as sales at its European and discount operations struggled.
The Canadian Press