Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,291.18, up 28.45 points):
Petrowest Corp. (TSX:PRW). Oil and gas. Up 10 cents, or 8.26 per cent, to $1.31 on 35.2 million shares.
Twin Butte Energy Ltd. (TSX:TBE). Oil and gas. Up nine cents, or 5.39 per cent, to $1.76 on 4.7 million shares.
Long Run Exploration Ltd. (TSX:LRE). Miner. Down six cents, or 1.13 per cent, to $5.24 on 4.1 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 14 cents, or 4.58 per cent, to $2.92 on 3.4 million shares.
Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Up seven cents, or 1.04 per cent, to $6.81 on 3.4 million shares.
Torex Gold Resources Inc. (TSX:TXG). Miner. Down one cent, or 0.61 per cent, to $1.63 on 3.2 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Leon's Furniture Ltd. (TSX:LNF). Up nine cents, or 0.61 per cent, to $14.95 on 3,367 shares. The furniture and appliance retailer has reported higher net income in the second quarter but lower overall sales. The company said net income in the latest period was $16.5 million or 23 cents per share, compared with $14.4 million or 20 cents per share in the same quarter last year.