TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,607.22 up 16 points):
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 12 cents, or 4.11 per cent, at $2.80 on 6.41 million shares. The gold sector fell 2.44 per cent to 199.29 points a day after the bullion closed at its highest level since mid-May. The December contract dropped US$1.40 to $1,418.80 an ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Down 38 cents, or 1.84 per cent, at $20.26 on 4.96 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 15 cents, or 2.54 per cent, at $5.76 on 4.67 million shares.
Carpathian Gold Inc. (TSX:CPN). Gold exploration. Up two cents, or 12.12 per cent, at 18.5 cents on 4.47 million shares.
Osisko Mining Corp. (TSX:OSK). Miner. Down 24 cents, or 4.41 per cent, at $5.20 on 3.92 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (933.54 down 3.21 points):
Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM). Health care service provider. Up two cents, or 11.76 per cent, at 19 cents on 7.86 million shares.
NWM Mining Corp. (TSXV:NWM). Mine exploration. Up a penny, or 200 per cent, at 1.5 cents on 4.13 million shares. The Toronto-based company it mined about 3,700 ounces of gold from its Gold Ridge open pit in Mexico. NWM said the results demonstrated “excellent continuity of mineralization.”
Company reporting major news:
Bombardier (TSX:BBD.B). Train and plane maker. Up 12 cents, or 2.63 per cent, at $4.69 on 3.68 million shares on news it signed a preliminary agreement with a Russian state corporation for the purchase of as many as 100 Q400 NextGen aircraft in a deal that could be worth up to US$3.39 billion at list prices.
National Bank (TSX:NA). Bank. Up $1.89, or 2.38 per cent, at $81.14 on 1.31 million shares. Canada’s sixth largest bank posted record third-quarter results that beat analyst estimates. It earned $419 million or $2.39 per share versus $379 million or $2.14 per share in the same year-ago period. Revenue rose five per cent to $1.29 billion.