TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,784.29, down 14.04 points).
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down four cents, or 0.64 per cent, to $6.21 on 6.3 million shares.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up four cents, or 0.64 per cent, to $6.33 on 6.2 million shares.
Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Down seven cents, or 1.18 per cent, to $5.88 on 5.9 million shares.
BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Down 32 cents, or 4.17 per cent, to $7.36 on 5.6 million shares.
Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Financials. Down five cents, or 0.07 per cent, to $76.05 on 5.4 million shares.
Vermilion Energy Inc. (TSX:VET). Energy. Up 19 cents, or 0.85 per cent, to $22.64 on 5.2 million shares.
Companies in the news:
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (TSX:CP). Down $8.29 or 2.76 per cent to $292.12. A delayed grain crop is causing headaches for railways, elevator operators and farmers following a dry spring and wet summer. Grain carloads at the two major Canadian rail companies are down 11 per cent so far in the quarter ending Sept. 30. John Brooks, head of marketing at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. — where grain revenues make up nearly one-third of annual revenues — told an investor conference that harvests are up to 30 per cent below the average this time of year but that he remains “bullish” on pushing the product to market over the next few months.
Rogers Communications. (TSX:RCI.B). Down 36 cents to $66.21. The international research firm Opensignal reports that rural parts of Canada get much slower wireless services than in cities — but they’re still faster than rural parts of the United States and many other countries. The Opensignal report comes as Canada’s wireless industry comes under fire from politicians and consumer groups that allege the country has among the developed world’s highest prices for mobile services. The carriers often counter that their investments have put Canada’s wireless services ahead of almost all other developed countries according to independent research done by various international research firms.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 25, 2019.
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