TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,794.25 up 68.56 points):
Research In Motion Ltd. (TSX:RIM). Wireless technology. Up $1.70, or 10.82 per cent, at $17.41 on 13,384,166 shares. The BlackBerry maker closed at its highest level since mid-January of last year as the stock added to recent gains as it benefits from recent analyst upgrades. As well, CEO Thorsten Heins suggested in an interview with a German newspaper that the company could sell its hardware division and license its operating system to a third party.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up eight cents, or 0.85 per cent, at $9.53 on 5,937,967 shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Insurer. Up 14 cents, or 0.98 per cent, at $14.44 on 4,140,913 shares.
ROI Canadian Mortgage Income Fund (TSX:RIL.UN). Investment fund. Down four cents, or 0.42 per cent, at $9.45 on 3,488,246 shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 34 cents, or 1.98 per cent, at $17.53 on 3,242,822 shares.
Surge Energy Inc. (TSX:SGY). Oil and gas. Unchanged at $3.70 on 3,169,811 shares.
TSX Venture Exchange (1,236.60 up 1.28 points):
Galway Gold Inc. (TSXV:GLW). Gold explorer. Up 6.5 cents, or 16.25 per cent, at 46.5 cents on 6,086,360 shares.
Anatolia Energy Corp. (TSXV:AEE). Oil and gas explorer. Down 1.5 cents, or 27.27 per cent, at four cents on 5,045,079 shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Air Canada (TSX:AC.B). Airline. Up four cents, or 1.67 per cent, at $2.44 on 2,283,167 shares. The stock continued its recent rise despite news that the landing gear of an Air Canada Jazz plane fell off after it landed at Toronto’s Pearson airport on Sunday. Jazz spokeswoman Manon Stuart said pilots kept complete control of the plane during the incident, which saw emergency vehicles race out to the plane as a precautionary measure.
Rona Inc. (TSX:RON). Home improvement retailer. Up 36 cents, or 3.13 per cent, at $11.86 on 169,835 shares. The embattled company announced the appointment of a new chairman, renovated and expanded its board to 14 directors from 12 and hired a consulting firm to speed up a reviews of strategic priorities announced late last year.