Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,747.45, down 48.61 points):
Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (TSX:IVN). Miner. Down six cents, or 3.37 per cent, to $1.72 on seven-million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down three cents, or 0.66 per cent, to $4.49 on 6.8-million shares.
St. Augustine Gold and Copper Ltd. (TSX:SAU). Miner. Down one cent, or 8.33 per cent, to 11 cents on 6.2-million shares.
Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX:NDM). Miner. Up 17 cents, or 18.28 per cent, to $1.10 on 6.2-million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up 12 cents, or 1.83 per cent, to $6.66 on 5.9-million shares.
Concordia International Corp. (TSX:CXR). Health care. Down $8.31, or 39.09 per cent, to $12.95 on 5.6 million shares. Concordia International stock plunged to the lowest level in more than two years on Friday after the health-care company suspended its dividend and wrote down the value of two products because of unexpected competition from generic drugs.
Companies reporting major news:
Metro Inc. (TSX:MRU). Grocer. Down $1.95, or 4.13 per cent, to $45.30 on one-million shares. The Metro grocery business is reporting a higher profit, more sales growth and a gain in market share during its third quarter. The Montreal-based company says its net profit was up eight per cent from last year, rising to $176.5 million or 72 cents per share. That’s up from $163.5 million or 64 cents per share in last year’s fiscal third quarter.