Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,390.29, up 34.75 points).
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 53 cents, or 6.21 per cent, to $9.07 on 23.7 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Up $1.75, or 12.03 per cent, to $16.30 on 14.6 million shares
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Health care. Up $3.87, or 6.9 per cent, to $59.77 on 10.1 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B) Industrials. Up four cents, or 0.91 per cent, to $4.45 on 6.1 million shares.
Cronos Group Inc. (TSX:CRON). Health care. Up $1.98, or 13.76 per cent, to $16.37 on 5.4 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up seven cents, or 1.7 per cent, to $4.26 on 5.3 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Air Canada (TSX:AC). Industrials. Down six cents to $27.04 on 824,000 shares. Some 20,000 Air Canada customers may have had their personal information compromised after a breach in the airline’s mobile app that prompted a lockdown on all 1.7 million accounts until their passwords could be changed. Air Canada said it detected unusual login activity between Aug. 22 and Aug. 24 and tried to block the hacking attempt, locking the app accounts as an additional measure, according to a notice on its website.
National Bank of Canada (TSX:NA). Financials. Up eight cents to $65.27 on 757,000 shares. The Quebec-based bank say its third-quarter profit gained 10 per cent compared with a year ago, helped by growth across its business. The lender says it earned $569 million for the quarter ended July 31, up from a profit of $518 million in the same quarter last year. Adjusted earnings were $1.53 per diluted share, up from $1.39 per share a year ago and $1.50 forecast by analysts, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon.
The Canadian Press