Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,187.71, down 27.55 points):
Carpathian Gold Inc. (TSX:CPN). Miner. Down one cent, or 33.33 per cent, to two cents on 9.2 million shares.
Cequence Energy Ltd. (TSX:CQE). Oil and gas. Down nine cents, or 4.37 per cent, to $1.97 on 6.7 million shares.
Surge Energy Inc. (TSX:SGY). Oil and gas. Down 24 cents, or 2.89 per cent, to $8.06 on 6 million shares.
Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Oil and gas. Down 17 cents, or 2.70 per cent, to $6.12 on 5.6 million shares.
Ram Power, Corp. (TSX:RPG). Utilities. Unchanged at two cents on 5 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace. Down six cents, or 1.58 per cent, to $3.74 on 4.3 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Communication equipment. Up 12 cents, or 1.18 per cent, to $10.27 on 5 million shares. Several years of widespread layoffs at the Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone company are finally over, according to an internal memo from the company’s chief executive officer. John Chen told employees Friday that the company has reached the end of cuts that began three years ago — part of an attempt to turn its business around.
Imperial Metals Corp. (TSX:III). Miner. Down $6.61, or 39.35 per cent, to $10.19 on 2.9 million shares. The Vancouver-based mining company was a massive TSX decliner after a tailings pond in central B.C. was breached over the weekend. Imperial says the situation has stabilized and added the cause of the breach is unknown.
Saputo Inc. (TSX:SAP). Consumer packaged goods. Up $1.38, or 2.04 per cent, to $68.95 on 741,648 shares. Canada’s largest cheese producer reported that quarterly net income rose to $145.3 million or 73 cents a share, up from $136.7 million, or 69 cents, a year ago. The company also said that it is boosting its quarterly dividend and splitting its stock two-for-one through a special payment to shareholders.
The Second Cup Ltd. (TSX:SCU). Restaurants. Down 52 cents, or 12.18 per cent, to $3.75 on 223,790 shares. The coffee chain has suspended its quarterly dividend as part of a plan to refocus on growing the business. The company, which has struggled amid heightened competition in the coffee business, posted a second-quarter adjusted profit of eight cents per share versus 14 cents a year ago.