Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,877.00, down 194.01 points).
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Up six cents, or 2.9 per cent, to $2.13 on 29.9 million shares.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up one cent, or 0.12 per cent, to $8.03 on 23.7 million shares.
Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Down 66 cents, or 6.23 per cent, to $9.94 on 14 million shares.
Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Down 40 cents, or 8.06 per cent, to $4.56 on 12.1 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down 47 cents, or 2.16 per cent, to $21.30 on 8 million shares.
RNC Materials. (TSX:RNX). Metals. Down half a cent, or one per cent, to 49.5 cents on 7.6 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
AltaGas Ltd. (TSX:ALA). Down 10 cents to $15.70. The Calgary-based utility is appointing Randy Crawford as CEO four months after the sudden resignation of ex-CEO David Harris following an unspecified “complaint” to its board. In a news release, it says Crawford will take the reins on Dec. 10 from interim co-CEOs David Cornhill and Phillip Knoll, its chairman and a member of the board, respectively. It says the new CEO will be asked to strengthen AltaGas’ financial position, as well as focus on growth and new opportunities in its gas and U.S. utilities segments.
George Weston Ltd. (TSX:WN). Down 34 cents to $94.32. George Weston Ltd. raised its quarterly dividend as it said it saw strong results at its Loblaw operations, but that its Weston Foods bakery business continued to fall short of its expectations. The company says it will raise its quarterly dividend by 2.5 cents to 51.5 cents per common share. The dividend increase came as George Weston reported a third-quarter profit attributable to common shareholders of $51 million or 40 cents per share on sales of $14.86 billion. On an adjusted basis, George Weston says it earned $288 million or $2.25 per share for the quarter ended Oct. 6, compared with an adjusted profit of $277 million or $2.14 per share a year ago.
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