TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,705.79, down 25.70 points)
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 17 cents, or 0.79 per cent, to $21.76 on 12.67 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Up 78 cents, or 2.08 per cent, to $38.26 on 12.39 million shares.
Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE). Energy. Up 11 cents or 27.5 per cent, to 51 cents on 11.099 million shares.
Air Canada (TSX:AC). Industrials. Up 80 cents, or 4.65 per cent, to $17.99 on 8.39 million shares.
D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX:DBO). Up two cents, or 15.38 per cent, to 15 cents on 7.81 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial services. Down 10 cents, or 0.5 per cent, to $19.91 on 5.78 million shares.
Companies in the news:
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Up 47 cents or 2.17 per cent to $22.12. Canopy Growth says it will open its first retail cannabis stores in Alberta. The Ontario-based company says it's set to open 10 stores under the Tweed and Tokyo Smoke banners and has additional locations in the pipeline. The stores, which are to open over the next week, include seven locations in Calgary and one each in Spruce Grove, Lethbridge and Edmonton. Canopy says it will create more than 100 jobs in Alberta. Canopy says the expansion into Alberta will bring its number of retail locations across Canada to a total of 50, with more planned later this year.
CWB Financial Group. (TSX:CWB). Up $1.93, or 7.58 per cent, to $27.37. CWB Financial Group reported its third-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago as its provisions for credit losses rose compared with 2019 due to the pandemic, but the bank still beat expectations. The company says its net income available to common shareholders totalled $62 million or 71 cents per share for the quarter ended July 31, down from $71 million or 81 cents per share a year ago. Revenue totalled $226 million, up from $218 million in the same quarter last year. On an adjusted basis, CWB says it earned 74 cents per share for the quarter, down from an adjusted profit of 82 cents per share a year ago. Analysts had expected a profit of 58 cents per share, according to financial markets data firm Refinitiv.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 28, 2020.
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