TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,530.06, down 45.22 points)
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down 16 cents, or 0.78 per cent, to $20.39 on 13.24 million shares.
HEXO Corp. (TSX:HEXO). Health care. Up 14 cents, or 15.05 per cent, to $1.07 on 9.8 million shares.
StageZero Life Sciences Ltd. (TSX:SZLS). Health care. Unchanged at nine cents on 8.63 million shares.
Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down $1.66, or 3.68 per cent, to $43.43 on 8.13 million shares.
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 62 cents, or 2.69 per cent, to $22.47 on 7.48 million shares.
Air Canada (TSX:AC). Industrials. Up 13 cents, or 0.77 per cent, to $17.08 on 4.96 million shares.
Companies in the news:
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (TSX:BAM.A). Down 87 cents, or nearly 1.94 per cent, to $44.02. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has assembled a huge pile of cash and funding commitments from its partners to take advantage of huge opportunities that will arise for it as a result of the COVID crisis, executives said Thursday Chief executive Bruce Flatt told analysts Thursday that Brookfield currently has US$77 billion available to deploy as opportunities arise over the next 12 months as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chorus Aviation Inc. (TSX:CHR). Up 31 cents, or 12.35 per cent, to $2.82. Chorus Aviation Inc. reported its second-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago as the economic impact of COVID-19 took its toll on the company. The regional aviation company says it earned $29.2 million or 18 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended June 30, down from $38.9 million or 24 cents per diluted share a year ago. Operating revenue fell to $184.2 million compared with $332.5 million in the same quarter last year. On an adjusted basis, Chorus says it earned 13 cents per share for the quarter, down from an adjusted profit of 15 cents per share a year ago.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 13, 2020.