TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,388.71 down 14.92 points):
Aura Minerals Inc. (TSX:ORA). Miner. Down 3.5 cents, or 10.45 per cent, at 30 cents on 14,261,219 shares.
Uranium One Inc. (TSX:UUU). Miner. Up four cents, or 1.77 per cent, at $2.30 on 10,829,759 shares.
Patheon Inc. (TSX:PTI.RT). Drug manufacturer. Unchanged at half a cent on 8,299,075 shares.
Southern Pacific Resource Corp. (TSX:STP). Oil and gas. Down three cents, or 2.59 per cent, at $1.13 on 6,427,225 shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation. Up 11 cents, or 3.08 per cent, at $3.68 on 6,343,616 shares. It ended a five-month sales drought for its CSeries passenger jet with two deals in as many days for the new aircraft. The company announced Thursday a firm order for 10 CS300 aircraft from airBaltic, plus an option to buy an additional 10 planes.
Research in Motion (TSX:RIM). Wireless technology. Up 46 cents, or 3.41 per cent, at $13.95 on 5,930,738 shares. The company beat expectations in its latest financial results, released after markets closed, as it prepared for the make-or-break launch next year of the BlackBerry 10 smartphones and operating system. The company reported a profit of $9 million or two cents per share for the three months ended Dec. 1, compared with a profit of $265 million or 51 cents per share a year ago. Revenue totalled $2.73 billion, down from $5.17 billion.
TSX Venture Exchange (1,180.50 up 3.98 points):
ArPetrol Ltd. (TSXV:RPT): Oil and gas. Unchanged at half a cent on 4,780,500 shares.
Charger Energy Corp. (TSXV:CHX). Oil and gas. Up 13.5 cents, or 39.71 per cent, at $47.5 cents on 4,413,756 shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Yellow Media Ltd. (TSX:Y). Print and digital media. Unchanged at $6.86 on 192,889 shares. It says it has reduced debt by about $1.5 billion under a recapitalization plan now in place to help it transform into a digital media company. The company says the plan aligns its balance sheet with its strategy to meet the digital marketing needs of businesses.
Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B). Telecom. Up 46 cents, or 1.03 per cent, at $45.10 on 755,922 shares. The federal broadcast regulator has approved an application by Rogers Communications Inc. to convert Montreal’s CJNT, an ethnic television station, into a Citytv station. The CRTC says CJNT will increase the number of Citytv stations, which will enable Rogers to broaden its national coverage.