Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,531.58, down 2.74 points):
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down two cents, or 0.85 per cent, to $2.34 on 7.6 million shares.
Energizer Resources Inc. (TSX:EGZ). Miner. Up 7.5 cents, or 44.12 per cent, to 24.5 cents on 6.4 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Insurance. Up 24 cents, or 1.09 per cent, to $22.24 on 5.9 million shares.
Orbite Aluminae Inc. (TSX:ORT). Up three cents, or 6.74 per cent, to 47.5 cents on 3.1 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down six cents, or 0.74 per cent, to $8.09 on three million shares.
Eldorado Gold Corp. (TSX:ELD). Miner. Up 12 cents, or 1.44 per cent, to $8.48 on 2.9 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Hudson's Bay Company (TSX:HBC). Retail. Up 20 cents, or 1.13 per cent, to $17.87 on 1.3 million shares. Canada's oldest retailer cut its second-quarter loss to $36 million or 23 cents per diluted share from continuing operations. That compared with a loss of $66 million or 55 cents per diluted share a year ago. Retail sales were $1.76 billion, an increase of $821 million or 86.6 per cent from $948 million for the previous year, primarily due to the inclusion of U.S. luxury retailer Saks Inc.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace. Up one cent, or 0.27 per cent, to $3.70 on 1.8 million shares. Hundreds of striking workers at the Bombardier light rail plant in Thunder Bay, Ont., are expected back on the job soon after ratifying a new three-year collective agreement. The Thunder Bay plant builds subway cars and streetcars for the Toronto Transit Commission, as well as cars for the GO train regional commuter train service.