TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,713.40 up 153.71 points):
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace. Up seven cents, or 1.69 per cent, to $4.20 on 8.7 million shares. The company appears to have solidified the future of its British rail plant in Derby after being selected as the winning bidder in a US$1.6-billion contract to supply trains and a depot for London’s transportation system.
Lundin Mining Corp. (TSX:LUN). Miner. Up 20 cents, or 4.03 per cent, to $5.16 on 7.5 million shares.
Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS.IR). Utilities. Up 80 cents, or 2.58 per cent, to $31.75 on 6.8 million shares.
Capstone Mining Corp. (TSX:CS). Miner. Up 12 cents, or 4.23 per cent, to $2.96 on 3.8 million shares.
Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSX:AAV). Oil and gas. Up 14 cents, or 3.4 per cent, to $4.26 on 3.7 million shares.
Raging River Exploration Inc. (TSX:RRX). Oil and gas. Up eight cents, or 1.14 per cent, to $7.07 on 3.5 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (952.80 down 10.30 points):
Stroud Resources Ltd. (TSXV:SDR). Miner. Down 0.5 cents, or 50 per cent, to 0.5 cents on 8.2 million shares.
MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. (TSXV:BMK). Miner. Unchanged at one cent on 6 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Saputo Inc. (TSX:SAP). Dairy. Up 79 cents, or 1.52 per cent, to $52.68 on 257,272 shares. The Canadian dairy processor and cheesemaker says its net profit increased nearly 11 per cent to $144.1 million in the third quarter of its fiscal year on a boost in revenues mainly resulting from a large acquisition in the United States.
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. (TSX:SC). Retail. Up three cents, or 0.05 per cent, to $58.07 on 428,572 shares. The pharmacy chain reported Thursday its fourth-quarter profit slipped to $169 million from $175 million in the same year-earliler period, with results partially impacted by nasty winter weather that forced some stores to up to two days.