TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,399.60 up 7.40 points):
Colossus Minerals Inc. (TSX:CSI). Miner. Down six cents, or 35.29 per cent, at 11 cents on 19.01 million shares.
Dundee Precious Metals Inc. (TSX:DPM). Miner. Down a penny, or 0.36 per cent, at $2.74 on 15.96 million shares.
Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX:IAE). Oil and gas. Unchanged at $2.70 on 14.70 million shares.
Rubicon Minerals Corp. (TSX:RMX). Miner. Up three cents, or four per cent, at 78 cents on 14.51 million shares.
Gabriel Resources Ltd. (TSX:GBU). Miner. Down 24 cents, or 24 per cent, at 76 cents on 14.30 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (888.18 up 1.01 points):
ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSXV:ATC). Miner. Down 13 cents, or 19.70 per cent, at 53 cents on 6.79 million shares.
Golden Band Resources Inc. (TSXV:GBN). Gold producer. Unchanged at a penny on 5.21 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Wireless communications. Up $1.07, or 16.04 per cent, at $7.74 on 11.73 million shares. The stock soared even as the struggling smartphone company posted a whopping third-quarter loss of US$4.4 billion or $8.37 per share from a year-earlier profit of $9 million or two cents per share. Revenue fell to US$1.2 billion versus $2.73 billion.
Brookfield Property Partners LP (TSX:BPY.UN). Real estate. Down 25 cents, or 1.16 per cent, at $21.26 on 24,714 shares. The Bermuda-based company sweetened its bid to buy the rest of Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (TSX:BPO), a deal supported by BPO’s independent directors. BPO’s stock fell 29 cents, or 1.41 per cent, to $20.35 on 1.34 million shares.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX:CJR.B). Media. Up five cents, or 0.20 per cent, at $25.61 on 451,225 shares. The CRTC has given as thumbs up to Corus, a 50 per cent owner of Teletoon, to buy the other half from Astral Media Inc. The sale was a condition of the CRTC’s approval of the purchase of Montreal-based Astral for $3.4 billion by BCE Inc. (TSX:BCE).