Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,094.25, up 37.16 points).
RNC Minerals. (TSX:RNX). Metals. Up 10.5 cents, or 60 per cent, to 28 cents on 54.2 million shares.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 83 cents, or 10 per cent, to $9.09 on 30 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Down nine cents, or 0.41 per cent, to $21.61 on 11.7 million shares.
HEXO Corp. (TSX:HEXO). Health care. Up 71 cents, or 9.17 per cent, to $8.45 on 10.6 million shares.
Orosur Mining Inc. (TSX:OMI). Base metals. Up one cent, or 13.3 per cent, to 8.5 cents on 6.3 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up 16 cents, or 4.6 per cent, to $3.65 on 6 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (TSX:GOOS). Consumer discretionary. Up $2.39 or 3.16 per cent to $77.98 on 356,000 shares traded. The luxury jacket maker is expanding its Winnipeg manufacturing operations by adding a third factory that will create about 700 jobs. The Manitoba government will spend up to $1.48 million to help the $15.8-million project.
Hudson's Bay Co. (TSX:HBC). Consumer discretionary. Down 20 cents to $10.58 on 607,000 shares. The retailer struck a deal to merge its German department stores with its biggest rival in the European market. The Toronto-based retailer, which owns Galeria Kaufhof, announced an agreement with Signa Retail Holdings, the Austrian-based brand behind Karstadt, a competitor department store in the market. HBC says the $616 million earned will be funnelled into reducing debt.
BRP Inc. (TSX:DOO). Consumer discretionary. Down $5.98 or 8.4 per cent to $65.13 on 416,000 shares. The recreational products company was the biggest loser of the day on TSX after it launched a marketed secondary offering for 8.7 million shares by its largest shareholders — Beaudier Group and Bain Capital — as it also filed to list its shares on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.
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