TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,466.50, up 2.18 points):
Geologix Explorations Inc. (TSX:GIX). Miner. Up 3.5 cents, or 12.96 per cent, at 30.5 cents on 21,874,622 shares.
The Brick Ltd. (TSX:BRK). Furniture retailer. Down one cent, or 0.32 per cent, at $3.07 on 11,055,111 shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation equipment. Down 14 cents, or 3.03 per cent, at $4.48 on 8,863,590 shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 19 cents, or 1.66 per cent, at $11.67 on 7,901,014 shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up 13 cents, or 3.54 per cent, at $3.80 on 6,847,331 shares.
Malaga Inc. (TSX:MLG). Miner. Unchanged at 11 cents on 5,609,087 shares.
TSX Venture Exchange (1,628.92, up 14.14 points):
Lakeside Steel Inc. (TSXV:LS). Miner. Up 0.5 cents, or 1.82 per cent, at 28 cents on 4,888,664 shares.
Copper Creek Gold Corp. (TSXV:CPV). Miner. Up 0.5 cents, or 9.09 per cent, at six cents on 4,656,500 shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Research In Motion (TSX:RIM). Technology. Up 51 cents, or 3.13 per cent, at $16.79 on 3,238,942 shares. An activist shareholder pushing for major changes at RIM says he’s encouraged that Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. and its founder Prem Watsa have doubled their stake in the BlackBerry maker since it installed a new chief executive officer last weekend.
Domtar Corp. (TSX:UFS). Pulp and paper. Up 14 cents, or 0.16 per cent, at $87.81 on 13,372 shares. The maker of uncoated freesheet and pulp is buying European-based Attends Healthcare Ltd. from Rutland Partners for $236.4 million after having acquired Attends North America last summer for US$315 million as the company moves to diversify its revenue base.