TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,166.63, up 240.92 points.)
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Unchanged at 47.5 cents on 24.7 million shares.
Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Down 25 cents, or 6.08 per cent, to $3.86 on 20.5 million shares.
MEG Energy Corp. (TSX:MEG). Energy. Down 28 cents, or 9.24 per cent, to $2.75 on 19.8 million shares.
Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Down five cents, or 3.38 per cent to $1.43 on 14.5 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Down 2.5 cents, or 5.88 per cent, to 40 cents on 13.4 million shares.
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Energy. Down 37 cents, or 1.93 per cent, to $18.78 on 11.7 million shares.
Companies in the news:
Alamos Gold Inc. (TSX:AGI). Up 62 cents, or 7.5 per cent, to $8.84. Canadian mining firm Alamos Gold Inc. reports that a group of armed robbers intercepted gold dore bars on the runway at its Mulatos mine site in Mexico, then staged a dramatic escape in a separate light aircraft. In a statement in Spanish, Alamos's Mexican subsidiary Minas de Oro Nacional says five heavily armed people subdued security guards who were loading the bars for transport on a plane on Wednesday morning.
Canfor Corp. (TSX:CFP). Up 28 cents, or 3.4 per cent, to $8.45. Forestry company Canfor Corp. is making additional production cuts due to the impact of COVID-19 on the price of lumber and demand. The company says effective Monday that its Canadian lumber production will be curtailed by approximately 100 million board feet through to May 1. The cuts will result in a total production run rate of about 30 per cent as it takes downtime at the majority of its sawmills in B.C.
Premier Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX:PG). Up 18 cents, or 12 per cent, to $1.68. Premier Gold Mines Ltd. says an offer made in March to buy Centerra Gold Inc.'s 50-per-cent stake in the Greenstone Gold Mines Partnership for US$205 million has not been accepted. Greenstone's principal asset is the proposed Hardrock Mine project near Geraldton, Ont. Premier, which holds the other 50 per cent stake in the project, had said an unnamed third party would be the actual buyer of the ownership stake, at Premier's option.
Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (TSX:GOOS). Up $1.10, or 3.7 per cent, to $30.88. Canada Goose Holdings Inc. is moving to increase its domestic production of personal protective equipment for health-care workers across Canada. The company, best known for its luxury winter parkas, announced plans last month to start production of medical gear at two Canadian factories. It now says it will begin to reopen its other Canadian facilities over the next two weeks to bring all eight of its locations into production. Approximately 150 employees are currently producing equipment but as many as 900 employees will be working when it reaches full capacity.
This story by The Canadian Press was first published April 9, 2020.