Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,833.88, up 36.05 points):
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up six cents, or 2.38 per cent, to $2.58 on 9.7 million shares.
Spartan Energy Corp. (TSX:SPE). Oil and gas. Up six cents, or 2.29 per cent, to $2.68 on 7.1 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 11 cents, or 2.09 per cent, to $5.37 on 6.9 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Down 18 cents, or 1.47 per cent, to $12.04 on 5.7 million shares.
Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. (TSX:COS). Oil and gas. Down 28 cents, or 3.46 per cent, to $7.82 on 5.1 million shares.
Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. (TSX:LEG). Oil and gas. Up two cents, or 1.18 per cent, to $1.72 on 5.1 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Metro Inc. (TSX:MRU). Grocer. Up $3.99, or 4.10 per cent, to $101.25 on 362,965 shares. The stock soared after Metro released a solid earnings report that easily beat expectations and announced a 16 per cent increase in its quarterly dividend.