TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,664.07 up 12.20 points):
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down 26 cents, or 5.9 per cent, to $4.15 on 23.6 million shares. The Montreal-based transportation giant posted first-quarter net income of US$115 million or six cents per share, compared with $148 million, or eight cents, in the same period of 2013.
Osisko Mining Corp. (TSX:OSK). Miner. Down two cents, or 0.25 per cent, to $7.83 on 4.67 million shares.
Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS.IR). Utilities. Up 35 cents, or 0.97 per cent, to $36.50 on 4.62 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down 11 cents, or 1.34 per cent, to $8.10 on 4.3 million shares.
Whitecap Resources Inc. (TSX:WCP). Oil and gas. Up 69 cents, or 4.77 per cent, to $15.15 on 3.8 million shares.
Dundee Corp. (TSX:DC.A). Financial Services. Up 73 cents, or 4.56 per cent, to $16.73 on 3.6 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (1,006.52 up 5.02 points):
Martina Minerals Corp. (TSXV:MTN.H). Miner. Up one cent, or 200 per cent, to 1.5 cents on 12.6 million shares.
Stans Energy Corp. (TSXV:HRE). Miner. Up 7.5 cents, or 75 per cent, to 17.5 cents on 5.2 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G), Miner. Up five cents, or 0.18 per cent, to $27.12 on 1.9 million shares. It earned US$98 million or 12 cents a share in its latest quarter as increased gold sales offset lower prices. That’s down from $309 million or 33 cents per share a year ago.
Imperial Oil Ltd. (TSX:IMO), Oil and gas. Up eight cents, or 0.34 per cent, to $53.70 on 1.4 million shares. The energy company earned a first-quarter net profit of $946 million, or $1.11 per share, up from $798 million, or 94 cents per share, in the same quarter in 2013. Revenue and other income increased to $9.22 billion, up from $8.01 billion the previous quarter.
Manulife Financial (TSX:MFC). Up 16 cents, or 0.78 per cent, $20.74 on 3.2 million shares. The company’s first-quarter net profit jumped 50 per cent to $818 million, or 42 cents per share. Core earnings, excluding one-time items, were up at $719 million, or 37 cents, compared with $619 million, or 32 cents, year over year. Analysts had expected 39 cents a share but shares still ticked higher as rising wealth sales compensated for lower insurance sales.
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (TSX:MFI). Food processor. Up 78 cents, or 4.31 per cent, to $18.89 on 856,588 shares. The company plans to raise prices on meat products as it deals with restructuring costs and a virus in the U.S. hog industry. Maple Leaf, which is in the midst of a seven-year revamp of its operations, announced the move as it reported a loss of $124.6 million in the first-quarter, or 89 cents per share, on $711.3 million in sales.