Friday, April 18th12.1°C
19345

Top traders on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (12,100.06 up 53.78 points):

Talison Lithium Ltd. (TSX:TLH). Miner. Down 40 cents, or 5.62 per cent, at $6.72 on 13,568,412 shares. The company said it will review a takeover offer by Chengdu Tianqi Industry (Group) Co. Ltd. to see if it qualifies as a "superior proposal" to a friendly-takeover deal with Rockwood Holdings Inc.

Spartan Oil Corp. (TSX:STO). Oil and gas. Down 29 cents, or 5.66 per cent, at $4.83 on 10,986,043 shares. The company and Pinecrest Energy Inc. (TSXV:PRY) are joining forces to create a new billion-dollar company capable of snapping up big oil assets that both have long coveted, but neither had the heft to acquire on its own.

Research In Motion Ltd. (TSX:RIM). Wireless technology. Up 53 cents, or 5.46 per cent, $10.23 on 6,426,596 shares. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is making a switch from RIM`s BlackBerry smartphone to the new iPhone 5. The board says existing Blackberry devices have been failing both at "inopportune times" and at an unacceptable rate.

Whitecap Resources Inc. (TSX:WCP). Oil and gas. Down 52 cents, or 5.86 per cent, at $8.36 on on 5,145,046 shares.

CAE Inc. (TSX:CAE). Flight training and simulation provider. Up seven cents, or 0.74 per cent, at $9.48 on 4,019,485 shares.

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Insurer. Up 21 cents, or 1.73 per cent, at $12.36 on 3,894,190 shares. CGI Group (TSX:CGI) has been awarded a $142-million, seven-year contract to provide infrastructure services and consolidate the U.S. data centres of John Hancock Financial, a subsidiary of Manulife Financial. (TSX:GIB.A). CGI`s shares were unchanged at $24.01.

TSX Venture Exchange (1,242.66 up 0.36 point):

Pinecrest Energy Inc. (TSXV:PRY). Oil and gas. Down six cents, or 3.21 per cent, at $1.81 on 32,367,357 shares. The deal with Spartan Oil Corp. sees the combined entity having an enterprise value of close to $1 billion.

Novus Energy Inc. (TSXV:NVS). Up eight cents, or 8.25 per cent, at $1.05 on 6,060,766 shares. Third-quarter earnings dropped 50 per cent to $1.7 million or a penny per share from year-earlier $3.5 million or two cents per share. Revenue increased to $19.4 million from $14.8 million.

The Canadian Press


Read more Business News

20970


Recent Trending




Today's Market
S&P TSX14500.39+53.87
S&P CDNX998.770.80
DJIA16408.54-16.31
Nasdaq4095.516+9.291
S&P 5001864.85+2.54
CDN Dollar0.9072-0.0012
Gold1293.80-9.2999
Oil104.59+0.83
Lumber326.10-2.70
Natural Gas4.735+0.205

 
Okanagan Companies
Pacific Safety0.115+0.01
Knighthawk0.01-0.005
QHR Technologies Inc1.29+0.07
Cantex0.055+0.01
Anavex Life Sciences0.3750.00
Metalex Ventures0.08+0.005
Russel Metals30.66+0.11
Copper Mountain Mining2.35-0.07
Colorado Resources0.255-0.01
ReliaBrand Inc0.12-0.01
Sunrise Resources Ltd0.025-0.005
Mission Ready Services0.25+0.02

 
19691


20820

FEATURED Property
18889073900 Terrapin Place
10077885 bedrooms
$279,000
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading


Learning to flirt with the edge

With all of the adventure activities I have done and still do, I wonder sometimes if the edge still exists. The systematic approach to learning a new adventure or extreme activity combined with the r...


Time spent prospecting

How much time should you put into prospecting? The question is a bit of a puzzle. Ideally, there would be a reference book that lists, by industry, how much time you should invest in prospecting acti...


Valuation fears grip markets

The Big Picture Valuation fears grip markets Growing concerns about the level of stock market valuations sparked a risk-off trade in global markets this week. Investors are worried that many companies...

_



21368

21637


Member of BC Press Council


21188