Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (14,240.02, down 73.08 points):

Aureus Mining Inc. (TSX:AUE). Miner. Down one cent, or 15.38 per cent, to 5.5 cents on 10.6 million shares.

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Down 77 cents, or 7.74 per cent, to $9.18 on 8.7 million shares.

Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up 10 cents, or 1.19 per cent, to $8.53 on 8.1 million shares.

Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 14 cents, or 2.12 per cent, to $6.75 on 6.9 million shares.

Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 17 cents, or 1.52 per cent, to $11.04 on 6.7 million shares.

Twin Butte Energy Ltd. (TSX:TBE). Oil and gas. Up one cent, or 22.22 per cent, to 5.5 cents on 6.7 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Transat A.T. Inc. (TSX:TRZ). Travel and leisure. Down 26 cents, or 3.29 per cent, to $7.65 on 127,402 shares. Transat AT says it lost $25 million during its fiscal second quarter, which the company’s CEO describes as a “winter best forgotten” because of a combination of challenges that faced the travel company. The Montreal-based company increased its revenue by 1.5 per cent over the comparable period last year to $888.2 million from $875.2 million, but its costs grew at a faster pace.