TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,409.33 down 34.32 points):
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Gold miner. Down a penny, or 0.15 per cent, at $6.74 on 11.73 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Plane and train maker. Up six cents, or 1.23 per cent, at $4.92 on 6.12 million shares. The company’s rail division won a US$771-million order from the Stockholm Public Transport Authority, which included 96 Movia driverless vehicles with options for 80 more vehicles.
Eldorado Gold Corp. (TSX:ELD). Gold miner. Up nine cents, or 1.07 per cent, at $8.47 on 5.74 million shares. The gold sector was one of the advancers, up 0.31 per cent to 207.69 points as the price of the bullion advanced for a third trading day in a row. The July contract finished US$1.02 higher to $94.76 per ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Gold miner. Down 23 cents, or 8.55 per cent, at $2.46 on 4.81 million shares.
Uranium One Inc. (TSX:UUU). Miner. Up a penny, or 0.36 per cent, at $2.77 on 4.53 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (951.43 up 3.99 points):
Colorado Resources Ltd. (TSXV:CXO). Mineral explorer. Down 43 cents, or 34.96 per cent, at 80 cents on 9.82 million shares.
EastCoal Inc. (TSXV:ECX). Coal miner. Down half a cent, or 20 per cent, at two cents on 6.81 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A). Media and printer. Down half a cent, or 0.43 per cent, at $11.70 on 112,086 shares. Transcontinental warned of more cuts in its media division due to weak advertising conditions. The company posted a $27.5-million profit in the second quarter, reversing year-ago loss of $106.2 million, which included a huge impairment charge. Revenue decreased slightly to $521.3 million.
WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA). Airline. Down two cents, or 0.09 per cent, at $22.16 on 306,874 shares. CEO Gregg Saretsky said the company’s interested in flying out of Toronto island airport should any slots become available. Saretsky made his comments at Bombardier Aerospace’s Toronto plant, where Bombardier officially handed over the keys to two new Q400s built for WestJet.