Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,623.01, up 93.84 points):
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down four cents, or 2.82 per cent, to $1.38 on 7.9 million shares. Bombardier may need more money than the US$1 billion it will receive from Quebec for its struggling CSeries jet program, according to two industry experts who commented amid mounting pressure for support from the federal government.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up 47 cents, or 8.83 per cent, to $5.79 on 4.1 million shares.
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (TSX:PWT). Oil and gas. Up 26 cents, or 17.11 per cent, to $1.78 on 3.9 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down one cent, or 0.71 per cent, to $1.40 on 3.8 million shares.
Telesta Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:TST). Health-care. Up 16 cents, or 30.77 per cent, to 68 cents on 3.6 million shares.
Eldorado Gold Corp. (TSX:ELD). Miner. Up 26 cents, or 5.69 per cent, to $4.83 on 3.5 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (TSX:VRX). Pharmaceutical. Up $9.84, or 8.06 per cent, to $131.88 on 1.1 million shares. Citron Research, the U.S. short-selling firm that set Valeant Pharmaceuticals in its sights, backtracked on its promise to release a bombshell report against the embattled Quebec-based drugmaker. The company tweeted Friday that it would update a previous report on Valeant with information “dirtier than anyone has reported,” but then said Monday it would not be making any further allegations.