TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,486.20 down 208.74 points):
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Insurer. Down 93 cents, or 4.53 per cent, to $19.62 on 5.5 million shares.
Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS.IR). Utilities. Up nine cents, or 0.29 per cent, to $30.68 on 5.4 million shares.
Air Canada (TSX:AC.B). Airline. Down 13 cents, or 1.66 per cent, to $7.68 on 4.8 million shares.
Osisko Mining Corp. (TSX:OSK). Miner. Down nine cents, or 1.35 per cent, to $6.59 on 4.39 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up seven cents, or 2.66 per cent, to $2.70 on 4.37 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM. Miner. Up 26 cents, or 1.30 per cent, to $19.67 on 4.2 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (940.77 down 10.55 points):
Donnybrook Energy Inc. (TSXV:DEI). Oil and gas. Unchanged at three cents on 5.8 million shares.
Pacific Cascade Minerals Inc. (TSXV:PCV. Miner. Down 1.5 cents, or 50 per cent, to 1.5 cents on 4.5 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Heroux-Devtek (TSX:HRX), Aerospace. Up 88 cents, or 8.21 per cent, to $11.60 on 147,230 shares. The Quebec-based landing gear maker has acquired British landing-gear company APPH from BBA Aviation PLC for $128 million. Heroux-Devtek says APPH will expand its manufacturing reach in Europe, diversify its customer base and give it a greater presence in the lucrative repair and replacement part business.
Husky Energy (TSX:HSE). Oil and gas. Down 59 cents, or 1.78 per cent, to $32.50 on 740,223 shares. The Calgary-based company has given the green light to a $300-million equipment upgrade at its refinery in Lima, Ohio, so it can process heavy crude from Western Canada. The project will allow the refinery to process up to 40,000 barrels per day of heavy crude, starting in 2017.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (TSX:VRX). Health care. Down $3.02, or two per cent, to $148.11 on 301,073 shares. The company has agreed to pay up to $500 million to acquire PreCision Dermatology in a friendly deal. PreCision, based in Cumberland, R.I., has about 175 employees and expects to have about $130 million in revenue this year.