Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,817.32, down 8.69 points):
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up five cents, or 0.78 per cent, to $6.45 on 10.3 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 26 cents, or 4.34 per cent, to $6.25 on 9.3 million shares.
Niko Resources Ltd. (TSX:NKO). Oil and gas. Up two cents, or 11.11 per cent, to 20 cents on 8.3 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Down 11 cents, or 1.26 per cent, to $8.62 on 8.1 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up 16 cents, or 1.64 per cent, to $9.90 on eight million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up three cents, or 1.15 per cent, to $2.65 on 7.5 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
CAE Inc. (TSX:CAE). Aerospace and defence. Up 58 cents, or 3.68 per cent, to $16.33 on 862,769 shares. CAE Inc. says its just completed fiscal year was the best in the flight training and simulator builder's 69-year history. The Montreal-based company says it posted record revenues and profits in fiscal 2016, with net profit surging 12.5 per cent to $230.3 million as revenues surpassed $2.5 billion for the first time. The year was capped by a strong fourth quarter in which revenues grew 14 per cent to $722.5 million.