TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,499.55 down 41.26 points):
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation. Up two cents, or 0.52 per cent, at $3.89 on 13,211,325 shares.
Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Ltd. (TSX:LIM). Miner. Up 18 cents, or 12.24 per cent, at $1.65 on 5,682,254 shares.
Uranium One Inc. (TSX:UUU). Miner. Down five cents, or 2.17 per cent, at $2.25 on 5,180,119 shares.
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Oil and gas. Down 35 cents, or 1.04 per cent, at $33.23 on 3,502,929 shares.
Torex Gold Resources Inc. (TSX:TXG). Miner. Down six cents, or 2.73 per cent, at $2.14 on 3,362,623 shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down 26 cents, or 1.59 per cent, at $16.10 on 3,238,483 shares.
TSX Venture Exchange (1,223.89 down 4.33 points):
Intertainment Media Inc. (TSXV:INT). Digital media. Down half a cent, or 2.70 per cent, at 18 cents on 12,212,763 shares.
Galway Metals Inc. (TSXV:GWM). Miner. Unchanged at six cents on 2,219,242 shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Barrick Gold Inc. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Down 57 cents, or 1.67 per cent, at $33.57 on 1,603,987 shares. The Supreme Court of Pakistan has cancelled a lease agreement for a copper-and-gold project being developed by a joint venture between Barrick Gold Corp. and a Chilean company. The country’s top court ruled that a joint venture agreement regarding the project was also illegal as it broke Pakistan’s mine development laws.
Canadian Pacific Railway (TSX:CP). Down 53 cents, or 0.50 per cent, at $105.55 on 509,116 shares. CN Railway (TSX:CNR). Up eight cents, or 0.09 per cent, at $90.65 on 1,018,216 shares. Canada’s two large railways outperformed their U.S. rivals in the fourth-quarter with Canadian railway freight volumes rising 2.6 per cent on strong intermodal, agricultural products and chemicals carloads, a transportation analyst said Monday. Walter Spracklin of RBC Capital Markets said American railways suffered a 1.8 per cent volume decrease. Challenging global demand for coal as well as a weaker domestic thermal coal market caused coal shipments to fall by nearly 16 per cent.
WestJet Airlines (TSX:WJA). Up two cents, or 0.10 per cent, at $20.23 on 177,630 shares. Air Canada (TSX:AC.B). Up nine cents, or 5.08 per cent, at $1.86 on 1,169,602 shares. Canada’s major airlines enjoyed healthy passenger demand heading into 2013 as they reported record load factors for December, carrying substantially more passengers with modest increases to capacity. WestJet said its load factor for December hit a record 81.9 per cent while Air Canada hit record load factors for the month and the year.
Opsens Inc. (TSXV:OPS). Fibre optic technology. Up four cents, or 19.05 per cent, at 25 cents on 62,100 shares. The founder of the company has stepped aside as the company’s president and chief executive to help position the company for more global growth with its fibre optic technology. Louis Laflamme is the new president and CEO, succeeding Pierre Carrier, who will remain chairman of the board of directors. Laflamme was Opsens’ chief financial officer.