TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,899.69, up 41.34 points.)
Roxgold Inc. (TSX:ROXG). Materials. Unchanged at $1.21 on 24.3 million shares.
Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE). Energy. Up eight cents, or 0.82 per cent, to $9.84 on 14.4 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up two cents, or 0.31 per cent, to $6.53 on 12.5 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Materials. Up $1.01, or 9.02 per cent, to $12.21 on 12.2 million shares.
NuVista Energy Ltd. (TSX:NVA). Energy. Down four cents, or 1.54 per cent, to $2.56 on 12.1 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Up 19 cents, or 0.78 per cent, to $24.47 on 12.1 million shares.
Companies in the news:
Hudson’s Bay Co. (TSX:HBC). Up five cents to $9.96. Hudson’s Bay Co. is closing its 15 Hudson’s Bay stores in the Netherlands, as well as its e-commerce site and headquarters in the country by the end of the year. The company says it has come to an agreement with local unions to offer solutions for employees impacted by the closure. The union says there are 1,424 employees, although it’s not clear how many are full-time and how many are part-time. HBC opened its first Hudson’s Bay store in the Netherlands in 2017 as part of its growth strategy in Europe, but has since shifted to focus fully on North America.
Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. (TSX:CHP.UN). Up five cents to $14.40. Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust has signed a deal to sell 30 properties in mostly smaller communities across Canada for $426 million. The buyer was not immediately identified. The portfolio includes 27 stand-alone retail properties and three distribution centres. They have an average lease term of approximately 12 years with Loblaw Companies Ltd., an affiliated company. The buyer also has an option to acquire two additional stand-alone retail properties for $29 million.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 20, 2019.
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