Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,477.67, up 115.79 points):
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 38 cents, or 5.21 per cent, to $6.92 on 8.9 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up $1.03, or 10.56 per cent, to $10.78 on 8.7 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 18 cents, or 4.51 per cent, to $3.81 on 8.6 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up 34 cents, or 4.75 per cent, to $7.50 on 8.5 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up seven cents, or 3.35 per cent, to $2.16 on 7.6 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down 23 cents, or 2.98 per cent, to $7.50 on 6.8 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX:ATD.B). Convenience stores. Up $1.41, or 2.50 per cent, to $57.84 on 1.6 million shares. The Quebec-based company that runs Couche-Tard, Mac’s and Circle K convenience stores is raising its dividend by nearly 15 per cent after earning more than US$1 billion in annual profits for the first time in its history. Alimentation Couche-Tard said its annual profit surged 28.4 per cent to nearly US$1.2 billion.