Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,633.33, down 70.03).
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 35 cents, or 3.4 per cent, to $9.95 on 16 million shares.
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 57 cents, or 1.31 per cent, to $42.81 on 7.5 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Up 34 cents, or 1.92 per cent, to $18.07 on 7.5 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 32 cents, or 3.82 per cent, to $8.06 on 7.4 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down 29 cents, or 1.37 per cent, to $20.82 on 6.3 million shares.
Supreme Cannabis Company Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Down 37 cents, or 16.74 per cent, to $1.84 on 6.3 million shares.
Interfor Corp. (TSX:IFP). Down 84 cents, or 4.8 per cent to $16.67. Interfor says the company has markedly increased lumber shipments from Canada to China as a result of tariffs imposed on its U.S. production. Barton Bender, vice-president of sales, says it has increased exports from Canada to China despite shipping costs that are roughly 50 per cent higher than from the Southern U.S. Interfor says 2018 was the company best financial year in its history, despite a fourth-quarter loss of $13.2 million or 19 cents per share.
CAE Inc. (TSX:CAE). Down 46 cents or 1.6 per cent to $27.62. CAE says its third-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago as revenue also edged lower. The flight simulator manufacturer and training company says it earned a profit of $77.6 million attributable to shareholders or 29 cents per share for the quarter, down from 32 cents per share forecast by analysts. The result was down from $143.8 million attributable to shareholders or 53 cents per share a year earlier when the company benefited from US tax reform and a gain on the valuation of its investment in the Asian Aviation Centre of Excellence. Revenue totalled $816.3 million, down from $828.2 million.
The Canadian Press