Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,656.84, up 4.39 points):
Iamgold Corp. (TSX:IMG). Miner. Up 40 cents, or 7.53 per cent, to $5.71 on 8.1 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down eight cents, or 1.52 per cent, to $5.20 on 8.1 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down nine cents, or 1.88 per cent, to $4.70 on 7.9 million shares.
HudBay Minerals Inc. (TSX:HBM). Miner. Up 59 cents, or 9.06 per cent, to $7.10 on 7.7 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 10 cents, or 2.72 per cent, to $3.57 on 7.4 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up $1.06, or 8.41 per cent, to $13.66 on 6.5 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (TSX:VRX). Pharmaceutical. Down $5.59, or 21.91 per cent, to $19.92 on 3.8 million shares. Valeant Pharmaceuticals warned Tuesday that its financial performance will continue to deteriorate next year as it posted a $1.22-billion loss in the third quarter, driving its shares down to a six-year low. Once Canada’s largest firm by market capitalization, the Laval, Que.-based drug giant saw its stock tumble to its lowest level since mid-2010 after cutting its forecast for this year with expectations of a weaker fourth quarter.