Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets
The Canadian Press
TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (11,664.71 down 93.17points):
Rona Inc.(TSX:RON). Hardware goods retailer. Up $1.63, or 13.73 per cent, at $13.50 on 9,975,405 shares. Canada's largest home-improvement chain rejected a $1.76-billion unsolicited takeover offer from American rival Lowe's Companies.
Energy Fuels Inc. (TSX:EFR). Miner. Up half a cent, or 26.32 per cent, at 24 cents on 4,787,967 shares.
Scotiabank (TSX:BNS). Bank. Up 13 cents, or 0.25 per cent, at $52.35 on 4,132,923 shares.
Nexen Inc. (TSX:NXY). Oil and gas. Down 15 cents, or 0.59 per cent, at $25.48 on 3,693,124 shares. The stock continue to slide after closing at a year high last week, boosted by news of a US$15-billion bid by China National Offshore Oil Co.
Progress Energy Resources Corp. (TSX:PRQ). Oil and gas. Up two cents, or 0.09 per cent, at $22.76 on 3,501,079 shares.
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Oil and gas. Down 73 cents, or 2.33 per cent, at $30.66 on 3,356,066 shares.
TSX Venture Exchange (1,183.01 down 1.35 points):
Bowood Energy Inc.(TSXV:BWD). Oil and gas exploration. Unchanged at five cents on 4,368,500 shares.
GoldQuest Mining Corp. (TSXV:GQC). Mineral exploration/development. Down nine cents, or 6.57 per cent, at $1.28 on 4,204,882 shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Air Canada (TSX:AC.B). Airliner. Up six cents, or 5.56 per cent, at $1.14 on 1,886,286 shares. A federal arbitrator has sided with the Canadian airliner in its labour dispute with the union representing its pilots. The five-year collective agreement will be effective until April 2016.
Inter Pipeline Fund (TSX:IPL.UN). Pipeline operator. Down six cents, or 0.30 per cent, at $19.95 on 632,580 shares. The Calgary company announced a $2.1-billion plan to expand its pipeline system after inking a deal with a venture between Cenovus Energy (TSX:CVE) and ConocoPhillips.
Thomson Reuters (TSX:TRI). News and information. Down 50 cents, or 1.73 per cent, at $28.44 on 957,655 shares. The company's second-quarter profit totalled US$935 million or $1.11 per share, up from $572 million or 67 cents a year ago, as it sold its health care business to Veritas Capital for $1.25 billion. Revenue dropped to $3.31 billion from $3.45 billion.
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