TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,750.52 up 54.14 points):
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Oil and gas. Up 51 cents, or 1.60 per cent, at $32.35 on 19.38 million shares. The energy sector was up 0.87 per cent at 254.43 points, as price of crude oil advanced 86 cents US to $95.01 per barrel.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Down 18 cents, or 0.90 per cent, at $19.88 on 11.21 million shares. The gold sector led the decliners on the main index, sliding 0.70 per cent to 188.59 points. The price of the bullion fell US$7.70 to $1,378.90 per ounce.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation equipment. Up 11 cents, or 2.38 per cent, at $4.74 on 6.41 million shares.
San Gold Corp. (TSX:SGR). Miner. Up 6.5 cents, or 39.39 per cent, at 23 cents on 5.35 million shares.
Bankers Petroleum Ltd. (TSX:BNK). Oil and gas. Up 10 cents, or 3.31 per cent, at $3.12 on 4.94 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (954.41 up 5.80 points):
Seafield Resources ltd. (TSXV:SFF). Gold explorer. Up a penny, or 20 per cent, at six cents on 8.34 million shares. The Toronto-based company said it made new discovery of gold-copper prophyry mineralization at its project in Colombia. Seafield’s president and CEO said the company’s geological team is interpreting the data.
Anglo Swiss Resources Inc. (TSXV:ASW). Base metal explorer. Down half a cent, or 33.33 per cent, at a penny, or 7.51 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Domtar Corp. (TSX:UFS). Paper. Up $1.58, or 2.24 per cent, at $72.23 on 23,063 shares. Montreal-based Domtar acquired Associated Hygienic Products, a maker of store brand infant diapers in the United States, for $272 million.
MTY Food Group Inc. (TSX:MTY). Restaurants. Up $2.40, or 10.57 per cent, at $25.10 on 72,010 shares. The company behind the Country Style, Yogen Fruz and Mr. Sub brands signed a deal to buy the a group of companies that operate the Extreme Pita, PurBlendz and Mucho Burrito restaurant chains for $45 million.
Scotiabank (TSX:BNS). Bank. Unchanged at $59.61 on 4.48 million shares. Second-quarter profit jumped nearly 10 per cent but still came short of analyst estimates. Its revenue totalled $5.22 billion, up from $4.7 billion in the same period a year ago, helped by its acquisition of ING Direct.