Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,729.40, up 107.93 points)
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Down 19 cents, or 3.31 per cent, to $5.55 on 12.2 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up 12 cents, or 3.00 per cent, to $4.12 on 11.8 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Up 32 cents, or 1.35 per cent, to $24.09 on 5.3 million shares.
Crescent Point Energy (TSX:CPG). Oil and gas. Down 20 cents, or 1.93 per cent, to $10.18 on 5.1 million shares. Its CEO says he will increase efforts to address concerns after shareholders rejected a dissident slate of four directors, but defeated a motion supporting the company’s approach to executive compensation. The company’s annual general meeting in Calgary was closed to the media, but loud applause echoed down the hall as the director voting results were announced.
Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Oil and gas. Up three cents, or 0.23 per cent, to $13.02 on 4.4 million shares.
Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Oil and gas. Up 11 cents, or 7.05 per cent, to $1.67 on 4.4 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Loblaw Companies Ltd. (TSX:L). Grocer. Up 12 cents, or 0.19 per cent, to $64.77 on 388,949 shares. The company’s subsidiary No Frills says a new clothing line celebrating savvy discount shoppers will launch its online store on Monday. The four-decade old chain says the Hauler brand is born from customers’ loyalty to their local No Frills shops and excitement around previous No-Frills branded swag.
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