TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (13,794.18 up 7.68 points):
Augusta Resource Corp. (TSX:AZC). Miner. Up 69 cents, or 27.49 per cent, to $3.20 on six million shares. The company was the target of a weekend stock-swap takeover offer buy HudBay Minerals (TSX:HBM) that valued Augusta shares at $2.96 apiece when it was made. HudBay stock plunged 57 cents, or more than six per cent, to $8.83 on 1.88 million shares.
Detour Gold Corp. (TSX:DGC). Miner. Up 38 cents, or 4.84 per cent, to $8.23 on 4.3 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up one cent, or 0.35 per cent, to $2.83 on 4.3 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 67 cents, or 6.63 per cent, to $10.78 on four million shares. The gold miner expects its combined gold and silver output this year will be 16 per cent above 2013's level, while its cash costs per ounce remain relatively stable.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 30 cents, or 5.63 per cent, to $5.63 on 3.7 million shares.
Carpathian Gold Inc. (TSX:CPN). Miner. Unchanged at 6.5 cents on 3.6 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (967.41 up 5.31 points):
Canadian Arrow Mines Ltd. (TSXV:CRO). Miner. Down 0.5 cents, or 33.33 per cent, to one cent on 9.2 million shares.
Glass Earth Gold Ltd. (TSXV:GEL). Miner. Down 0.5 cents, or 50 per cent, to 0.5 cents on 8.6 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Hudson's Bay Co. (TSX:HBC). Retailer. Up 34 cents, or 2.16 per cent, to $16.10 on 601,728 shares. The company says chief financial officer Michael Culhane, who has been on a personal leave of absence, has resigned and his duties have been assigned to two other HBC senior executives. Culhane had held a similar role at HBC's Lord & Taylor division since 2004 and joined Lord & Taylor's former owner, May Department Stores, in 1997. He has been Hudson Bay Co.'s CFO since 2009.
International Forest Products Ltd. (TSX:IFP.A). Forest products. Up $1.66, or 10.92 per cent, to $16.86 on 799,079 shares. The Vancouver-based company will acquire a Georgia lumber business in a US$180-million deal that will significantly grow its presence in the U.S. Southeast. The company says the acquisition of the Tolleson lumber business of Perry, Ga., will increase Interfor's overall annual lumber capacity by 20 per cent.
Longview Oil Corp. (TSX:LNV). Oil and gas. Up 61 cents, or 13.74 per cent, to $5.05 on 1.1 million shares. The company is reviewing an unsolicited, non-binding takeover offer from an unidentified public company. Longview provided few details except that the prospective bidder would pay for the deal with its own shares.