Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,105.23, up 56.03 points):
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 34 cents, or 5.80 per cent, to $5.52 on 7.7 million shares.
Data Group Ltd. (TSX:DGI). Business services. Up half-a-cent, or 33.33 per cent, to two cents on 7.5 million shares.
Bonavista Energy Corp. (TSX:BNP). Oil and gas. Down 26 cents, or 7.20 per cent, to $3.35 on 7.4 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up 20 cents, or 2.29 per cent, to $8.92 on 6.1 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down 26 cents, or 4.56 per cent, to $5.44 on 5.1 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Down 54 cents, or 2.43 per cent, to $21.67 on 4.7 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Loblaw Companies Ltd. (TSX:L). Grocer. Down 11 cents, or 0.15 per cent, to $71.29 on 659,736 shares. Loblaw is taking steps to sell its network of 212 gasoline filling stations. In a statement from its head office in Brampton, Ont., Loblaw said the gas bars continue to deliver strong, stable cash flows. But the company best known for its grocery business said it believes the right strategic partner would “elevate” the fuel business.