September 30, 2016 - 1:52 PM
Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,725.86, down 28.69 points):
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up 12 cents, or 7.14 per cent, to $1.80 on 12.2-million shares. Bombardier has signed previously announced US$1.2 billion in contracts to supply and maintain railway cars that will secure 1,000 jobs at its Derby facility in England. The company will supply 665 Aventra railcars to government-selected railway operator Abellio as part of a broader effort to improve service in the region of East Anglia.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up 42 cents, or 3.16 per cent, to $13.71 on 7.9-million shares.
Orbite Technologies Inc. (TSX:ORT). Miner. Down one cent, or 2.22 per cent, to 44 cents on 7.7-million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Down eight cents, or 1.42 per cent, to $5.57 on 5.9-million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down seven cents, or 1.25 per cent, to $5.53 on 5.1-million shares.
Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B). Miner. Down 94 cents, or 3.82 per cent, to $23.65 on 4.9-million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B). Telecommunications. Down 39 cents, or 0.70 per cent, to $55.66 on one-million shares. Rogers Media announced Friday a sweeping overhaul of its magazines — with Flare, Sportsnet, MoneySense and Canadian Business becoming online-only publications — in response to declines in subscribers and print advertising revenue. Other changes to take effect in January will see Maclean's, Chatelaine and Today's Parent cut the number of print editions that they publish. Maclean's, the national current affairs magazine founded more than a century ago, will go from weekly to monthly issues, while Chatelaine and Today's Parent will now be published six times a year.
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