Most actively traded companies on the TSX TSX Venture Exchange markets

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by The Canadian Press Posted Feb 28, 2013 5:10 pm MDT TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (12,821.83 up 89.44 points):Nexen Inc. (TSX:NXY). Oil and gas. Up 11 cents, or 0.39 per cent, at $28.29 on 8,863,821 shares. The energy sector rose 1.14 per cent to 254.10 points. Earlier in the week, Chinese state-owned firm CNOOC Ltd. completed its $15.1-billion takeover of Nexen.Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 22 cents, or 2.73 per cent, at $7.85 on 6,661,636 shares. The gold sector was the biggest drag on the main index, falling 1.34 per cent at 255.99 points as price of the bullion plunged US$17.60 to $1,578.10 an ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Its the second double-digit drop for the precious commodity.Katanga Mining Ltd. (TSX:KAT). Unchanged at 79 cents on 6,091,602 shares.BlackBerry (TSX:BB). Wireless technology. Up 40 cents, or 2.95 per cent, at $13.98 on 5,620,040 shares. Up 40 cents, or 2.95 per cent, at $13.98 on 5,620,040 shares.B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down five cents, or 1.58 per cent, at $3.12 on 4,699,194 shares.Orbite Aluminae Inc. (TSX:ORT). Mining technology. Up nine cents, or 5.26 per cent, at $1.80 on 3,863,850 shares.TSX Venture Exchange (1,133.36 up 2.24 points):CGX Energy Inc. (TSXV:OYL). Oil and gas. Down two cents, or 13.79 per cent, at 12.5 cents on 5,242,309 shares.Brilliant Resources Inc. (TSXV:BLT). Mine developer. Up a penny, or 18.18 per cent, at 6.5 cents on 5,186,000 shares.Companies reporting major news:CIBC (TSX:CM). Bank. Down 74 cents, or 0.88 per cent, at $83.14 on 2,751,229 shares. First quarter earnings slid to $798 million as CIBC booked a $148-million loss from the settlement of a contract dispute linked to the collapse of Lehman Bros. in 2008. The profit amounted to 94 cents per share compared with $835 million or 90 cents per share it earned in the same 2012 period. Overall revenue was up at $3.18 billion from $3.16 billion. Out of the big banks that reported, it is the only one that didn’t hike its dividend and it is also the lone bank to report year-to-year decline in profit.George Weston (TSX:WN). Bakery and grocery. Up 92 cents, or 1.25 per cent, at $74.55 on 89,430 shares. Fourth-quarter net income slid 40 per cent amid restructuring and other charges aimed at shoring up its competitive position. Net earnings attributable to shareholders dropped to $65 million or 43 cents per share from $109 million or 77 cents per share in the same 2011 period. Revenue was up 1.2 per cent to nearly $7.73 billion.Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). Bank. Up 54 cents, or 0.85 per cent, at $64.02 on 3,769,159 shares. Canada’s biggest bank boosted its dividend by five per cent to 63 cents per share, its fourth hike in the past four years. First-quarter profit totalled $2.07 million or $1.36 per share, up from year-ago’s $1.86 billion or $1.22 per share. Revenue increased $7.9 billion from $7.57 billion.TD Bank Group (TSX:TD). Bank. Up 56 cents, or 0.66 per cent, at $84.85 on 2,460,788 shares. The bank boosted its payout by four cents to 81 cents after it reported better first-quarter results compared to the same 2011 period. TD’s profit before adjustment totalled $1.79 billion or $1.86 per share versus $1.48 billion or $1.55 per share. Revenue grew to $5.97 billion from $5.64 billion.

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