TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,507.60 up 33.95 points):
Surge Energy Inc. (TSX:SGY). Oil and gas. Up 34 cents, or 8.17 per cent, at $4.50 on 15.78 million shares. The energy sector was up 0.21 per cent as the price of crude oil rose 86 cents US to $95.16 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation equipment. Up 11 cents, or 2.42 per cent, at $4.66 on 9.60 million shares.
Twin Butte Energy Ltd. (TSX:TBE). Oil explorer. Up two cents, or 0.93 per cent, at $2.16 on 5.96 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Down 13 cents, or 0.66 per cent, at $19.61 on 5.91 million shares.
Orbite Aluminae Inc. (TSX:ORT). Mining technology. Down 16 cents, or 20.51 per cent, at 62 cents on 5.76 million shares. The Montreal-based company posted a first-quarter net loss of $500,000, or 0.3 per share, shrinking its loss of $3.8 million or two cents per share in the same period a year ago.
Uranium One Inc. (TSX:UUU). Miner. Up a penny, or 0.36 per cent, at $2.79 on 5.34 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (932.86 down 4.01 points):
Fission Uranium Corp. (TSXV:FCU). Uranium explorer. Unchanged at 55 cents on 5.95 million shares.
Med BioGene Inc. (TSX:MBI). Life science. Up three cents, or 17.65 per cent, at 20 cents on 4.77 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
CAE (TSX:CAE). Flight simulators. Up 66 cents, or 6.23 per cent, at $11.26 on 2.16 million shares. The stock closed at a high not seen since mid-2011 after CAE reported adjusted income was $190.7 million or 74 cents per share, four cents above analyst forecasts and said its order backlog reached a record $4.1 billion.
Telus (TSX:T). Telecommunications. Up 39 cents, or 1.06 per cent, at $37.34 on 1.13 million shares. Telus has offered to buy wireless firm Mobilicity for $380 million and said it was seeking an “expedited review” of the deal by regulators since the small carrier can’t make it financially on its own.
Note to readers: This is a corrected story. An earlier version incorrectly stated the location of the head office for Orbite Aluminae Inc.