Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,027.28, up 132.78 points).
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 97 cents, or 12.2 per cent, to $8.94 on 32.9 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Up $2.39, or 18 per cent, to $15.70 on 13.8 million shares.
RNC Minerals. (TSX:RNX). Metals. Up eight cents, or 13.56 per cent, to 67 cents on 10.2 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up two cents, or 0.63 per cent, to $3.19 on 8.9 million shares.
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 66 cents, or 1.52 per cent, to $44.16 on 8.9 million shares.
Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G). Gold. Up four cents, or .34 per cent to $11.89 on 7.2 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Torstar Corp. (TSX:TS.B). Dow 21 cents or 17.8 per cent to 97 cents. The newspaper and digital publisher lost $18.8 million in its third quarter, as it experienced a 13 per cent decline in revenue led by weaker print advertising. Revenue after eliminating sales between different parts of the business totalled $126.4 million, down from $145.9 million — a bigger decline than analysts had estimated.
Air Canada (TSX:AC). Up $1.57 or 6.7 per cent to $24.98. The country’s largest airline’s third-quarter net income fell 63 per cent year-over-year to $645 million — or $6.22 per diluted share. Operating revenues jumped 11 per cent to $5.42 billion from $4.88 billion a year earlier. Excluding one-time items, adjusted earnings decreased 39 per cent to $561 million or $2.03 per diluted share, from $922 million or $3.33 per share a year earlier.
Molson Coors Brewing Co. (TSX:TPX.B). Up $6.81 or 8.57 per cent to $86.30. The brewer, which keeps its books in U.S. dollars, earned US$338.3 million or $1.56 per diluted share for the quarter ended Sept. 30. That compared with a profit of $287.0 million or $1.33 per diluted share a year ago. Net sales totalled $2.93 billion, up from $2.88 billion in the same quarter last year. Underlying profit for the quarter amounted to $1.84 per diluted share, up from $1.37 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2017.
The Canadian Press