Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,632, down 75.68 points):
TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI). Miner. Up 1.5 cents, or 150 per cent, to 2.5 cents on 15.8 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 20 cents, or 7.30 per cent, to $2.54 on 11 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 34 cents, or 4.94 per cent, to $6.54 on 9.7 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up nine cents, or 1.52 per cent, to $6 on 9.1 million shares.
Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B). Miner. Down 63 cents, or 4.38 per cent, to $13.75 on 8.2 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up three cents, or 1.52 per cent, to $2 on eight million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Loblaw Companies Ltd. (TSX:L). Grocer. Up 83 cents, or 1.20 per cent, to $70.28 on 957,875 shares. Loblaw Companies Ltd. reported double-digit increases to its profit and adjusted earnings for the first quarter. The operator of Canada’s largest grocery and pharmacy business had $193 million of net income for the quarter, up $47 million or 32.2 per cent from a year earlier. Its adjusted net earnings were $338 million, up $37 million or 12 per cent — helped by increased cost savings.