Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,582.74, up 30.02 points):
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up 32 cents, or 5.51 per cent, to $6.13 on 8.3 million shares.
Sprott Inc. (TSX:SII). Asset management. Down eight cents, or 3.14 per cent, to $2.47 on 8.1 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down 23 cents, or 2.99 per cent, to $7.47 on six million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up 14 cents, or 3.54 per cent, to $4.09 on 5.6 million shares.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX:POT). Fertilizer. Down 60 cents, or 2.86 per cent, to $20.35 on 5.6 million shares.
Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G). Miner. Down three cents, or 0.13 per cent, to $23.33 on 5.5 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Air Canada (TSX:AC). Airline. Down 45 cents, or 4.77 per cent, to $8.99 on 3.5 million shares. Air Canada is reporting a lower profit for this year’s second quarter and a slight increase in revenue. The Montreal-based airline’s net income fell to $186 million or 66 cents per share. That’s down from $296 million or $1 per share in the second quarter of 2015.
Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Oil and gas. Up $2.31, or 4.49 per cent, to $53.71 on 2.1 million shares. Enbridge says the Fort McMurray wildfire was a significant reason for a decline in its second-quarter earnings, which were down 47 per cent from the same time last year. The company is reporting $301 million or 33 cents per share of net income for the period that included the evacuation of the northern Alberta city and a temporary shutdown of several oilsands operations.