TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,830.56 up 14.64 points):
Research In Motion Ltd. (TSX:RIM). Wireless technology. Down 56 cents, or 3.44 per cent, at $15.71 on 12,411,729 shares. The smartphone pioneer’s stock closed down for a second day due to profit taking ahead of the unveiling of its BlackBerry 10 lineup.
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX:NAU). Miner. Up two cents, or 16 per cent, at 14.5 cents on 10,998,610 shares. The development-stage miner’s stock rose a day after announcing it will raise US$375 million in equity and bond offerings.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation equipment. Down a penny, or 0.25 per cent, at $4.07 on 10,504,518 shares.
Uranium One Inc. (TSX:UUU). Miner. Down three cents, or 1.09 per cent, at $2.71 on 7,432,265 shares. The metals and mining sector dipped 0.04 per cent to 1,019.72 points.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Insurer. Down five cents, or 0.34 per cent, at $14.67 on 7,358,943 shares. The financials sector shed 0.10 per cent to finish the day at 198.76 points.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 44 cents, or 2.71 per cent, at $16.65 on 4,465,732 shares. The gold sector led the advancers on the main index, rising 0.93 per cent to 280.89 points, as price of the bullion climbed US$7.90 to $1,660.80 per ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
TSX Venture Exchange (1,231.92 up 14.04 points):
Sonomax Technologies Inc. (TSXV:SHH). Earpiece manufacturer. Up a penny, or 100 per cent, at two cents on 7,930,904 shares.
Calibre Mining Corp. (TSXV:CXB). Miner. Down eight cents, or 41.03 per cent, at 11.5 cents on 5,629,200 shares. The Vancouver-based company posted its drill results from its Primavera gold-copper porphyry joint venture project in Nicaragua. Calibre also said that its partner, B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO), completed $8 million expenditures to earn a 51 per cent interest in the project. The share price of B2Gold advanced nine cents, or 2.43 per cent, at $3.80 on 1,512,046 shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (TSX:CP). Railway. Up $3.45, or 3.06 per cent, at $116.22 on 1,326,793 shares. Its fourth-quarter profit was cut to $15 million from year-ago $220 million amid a number of restructuring expenses. Revenue totalled $1.5 billion, up nearly $100 million from a year earlier and slightly ahead of expectations.
Metro Inc. (TSX:MRU). Grocer. Down 10 cents, or 0.16 per cent, at $64.02 on 364,149 shares. Quebec’s major grocery chain is launching a share buy back program in the wake of selling a large stake in its 25-year investment in Alimentation Couche-Tard. The company, with banners under Food Basics and Super C, also reported an 11 per cent increase in net earnings from continuing operations in the first quarter while sales revenue was up 2.7 per cent to $2.7 billion.