Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,887.66, up 78.22 points):
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up two cents, or 1.01 per cent, to $2.01 on 46.2 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up five cents, or 0.85 per cent, to $5.95 on 9.8 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up 20 cents, or 2.07 per cent, to $9.85 on 9.7 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up 32 cents, or 5.08 per cent, to $6.62 on 9.7 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up 69 cents, or eight per cent, to $9.32 on 7.9 million shares.
Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B). Miner. Up 56 cents, or 4.09 per cent, to $14.25 on 7.9 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Oil and gas. Up 31 cents, or 1.64 per cent, to $19.18 on 2.4 million shares. Cenovus reported a big improvement in its first-quarter loss, saying its cost-cutting plan is on track. The company said its loss of $118 million in the three months ended March 31 amounted to 14 cents per diluted share, compared with a loss of $668 million or 86 cents per share in the same year-earlier period.