Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,284.53, up 91.12 points).
Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down $1.21, or 2.41 per cent, to $49.09 on 7.3 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 48 cents, or 2.07 per cent, to $23.63 on 7.3 million shares.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 49 cents, or 4.52 per cent, to $11.32 on 6.5 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up 38 cents, or 4.41 per cent, to $9 on 6 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down four cents, or 1.91 per cent, to $2.05 on 5 million shares.
CannTrust Holdings Inc. (TSX:TRST). Health care. Up 51 cents, or 6.64 per cent, to $8.19 on 5 million shares.
DHX Media Ltd. (TSX:DHX). Down nine cents to $1.81. DHX Media is expanding its presence in the United States through new partnerships with Apple Inc. and Comcast. The Canadian producer and distributor of child and youth-oriented programming, such as Peanuts and other animation and the Degrassi live-action franchise, posted a bigger loss ($18.4 million) and lower revenue compared with last year. Revenue in what was the company’s third quarter totalled $110 million, down from $116.5 million a year ago.
Power Corp of Canada (TSX:POW). Up 50 cents to $29.54. Power Corp. shareholders voted down a say-on-pay proposal at the company’s annual general meeting Tuesday after company leadership came out strongly against it. Shareholders voted down the proposal even as an initiative by the federal government could see it imposed. The Montreal-based financial services and investment company said earlier Tuesday that its profit for participating shareholders fell to $292 million in the first quarter, from $525 million in the year-earlier period when it recorded gains from the sales of some investments.
WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP). Up $1.61 or 2.3 per cent to $71.18. WSP Global bolstered revenues and profit in its first full quarter with Louis Berger Holdings Inc. under its umbrella. The engineering firm saw its net earnings jump more than 10 per cent from a year ago to $62 million. The gain came largely due to its $400-million purchase, completed in December, of the New-Jersey-based Louis Berger engineering and design firm. The engineering firm said its $62-million profit rose from $49.7 million in the same quarter last year with revenue increasing to $2.17 billion, up from $1.91 billion in the first three months of 2018.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APHA). Up 21 cents or 2.3 per cent to $9.35. Cannabis company Aphria Inc. announced Tuesday that Jakob Ripshtein, the company’s president, was resigning effective June 8 as it made several other changes in the executive suite. James Meiers was also named chief operating officer of its greenhouse, Aphria Leamington, Tim Purdie as chief information officer and chief information security officer, and Maureen Berry as vice-president, corporate human resources. Aphria is still looking for a permanent chief executive since Vic Neufeld announced in January he would be stepping away from the role.
Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM). Down one cent to $4.16. Aimia Inc. is seeking to buy up smaller rewards firms in order to reach adjusted profitability in 2020 as it looks to the future without the Aeroplan loyalty program. The Montreal-based company reported a record profit of $1.05 billion in its latest quarter as it completed the sale of its Aeroplan business, which wrapped up Jan. 10. Revenue fell to $34.7 million compared with $45 million in the first three months of 2018.
The Canadian Press