Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,347.34, up 50.37 points)
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 11 cents, or 1.35 per cent, to $8.05 on 23.9 million shares.
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Healthcare. Up $1.84, or 3.66 per cent, to $52.10 on 10.55 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up five cents, or 1.29 per cent, to $3.93 on 9.63 million shares.
Cequence Energy Ltd. (TSX:CQE.RT). Energy. Up 0.5 cents or 25 per cent, to 2.5 cents on 5.85 million shares.
Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). Financials. Up $1.38 or 1.35 per cent, to $103.97 on 4.4 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Healthcare. Down 12 cents, or 1.06 per cent, to $11.25 on 4.22 million shares
Companies reporting major news:
Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY) The country’s largest bank hiked its dividend as profits and revenues grew in the latest quarter, helped by higher interest rates and mortgage growth. Net income reached a record $3.1 billion in the third quarter, beating analyst expectations on strong performances by wealth management and capital markets.
The Canadian Press