Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,598.45, up 43.04 points):
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Up 73 cents, or 3.25 per cent, to $23.16 on 13.2 million shares.
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:CGC). Drug manufacturer. Up $1.82, or 19.49 per cent, to $11.16 on 12.4 million shares. The medical marijuana producer has been expanding its growing facilities to keep up with demand, as the company’s client base grew 47 per cent during the quarter. Canopy says it had over 24,400 registered patients at the end of September, up from over 16,600 during the previous quarter and 6,200 a year ago.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up eight cents, or 2.52 per cent, to $3.25 on 11.9 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 12 cents, or 2.95 per cent, to $4.19 on 11 million shares.
Mood Media Corp. (TSX:MM). Advertising and marketing. Down two cents, or 25 per cent, to six cents on 9.2 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 17 cents, or 3.87 per cent, to $4.56 on nine million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Amaya Inc. (TSX:AYA). Online gaming. Up $2.64, or 14.39 per cent, to $20.98 on 2.8 million shares. The founder and former chief executive of online gaming firm Amaya Inc. has turned to financial backers in Hong Kong and Dubai in making a takeover offer valued at US$6.7 billion, including debt. David Baazov, who resigned from the Montreal-based company in August, is leading a group of investors that has offered $24 per share for the company, $3 more per share than he suggested earlier this year that he’d be willing to pay.