Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,975.53, up 36.35 points).
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 53 cents, or 6.26 per cent, to $9.00 on 32.8 million shares.
Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G). Basic Materials. Up 97 cents, or 7.54 per cent, to $13.83 on 9.6 million shares.
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Health care. Up $5.67, or 11.17 per cent, to $56.45 on 9.2 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APHA). Health care. Up 15 cents, or 1.63 per cent, to $9.33 on 8.4 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down five cents, or 2.30 per cent, to $2.12 on six million shares.
The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings. (TSX:TGOD). Health care. Down two cents, or 0.66 per cent, to $3.03 on 5.6 million shares.
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Up $5.67, or 11.17 per cent to $56.45. The Ontario-based cannabis company was granted a licence by New York state to process and produce hemp, a member of the cannabis plant family. The company will invest between US$100 million and US$150 million at a yet-to-be disclosed hemp operations location in New York.
Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G). Up 97 cents, or 7.54 per cent, to $13.83. Colorado-based Newmont Mining Corp. struck a US$10-billion deal to take over the Vancouver-based Goldcorp. The new company will be called Newmont Goldcorp and target annual production between six and seven million ounces after selling off more than a billion dollars worth of assets in the next two years.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Up 53 cents, or 6.26 per cent, to $9.00. Edmonton-based Aurora Cannabis Inc. signed a deal to buy Whistler Medical Marijuana Corp. in an all-stock deal worth up to $175 million, including certain milestone payments. The company says it expects the acquisition to provide it with a suite of premium and organic certified products.
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