TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,121.32, down 40.01)
Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX:AVP). Industrials. Up 11 cents, or 366.67 per cent, to $0.14 on 23.03 million shares.
Zenabis Global Inc. (TSX:ZENA). Healthcare. Up nearly a penny, or five per cent, to roughly $0.11 on 10.28 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APHA). Healthcare. Up 34 cents, or 4.43 per cent, to $8.02 on 8.87 million shares.
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 93 cents, or 4.13 per cent, to $21.57 on 6.12 million shares.
Aberdeen International Inc. (TSX:AAB). Financial Services. Down about three cents, or 31.25 per cent, to roughly $0.06 on 5.92 million shares.
Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Down 40 cents, or 5.93 per cent, to $6.35 on 5.62 million shares.
Companies in the news:
George Weston Ltd. (TSX:WN). Down 87 cents, or 0.84 per cent, to $102.67. George Weston Ltd. is reporting a $255-million loss in its latest quarter despite a 6.5 per cent increase in revenues as its operations were significantly affected by COVID-19. The retail, bakery and real estate business says it lost $1.66 per share for the period ended June 13, compared with a $1.19 per share or $184-million profit in the second quarter of 2019. George Weston says it incurred about $312 million in COVID-19 related costs, mainly from Loblaw Companies Ltd. but also Weston Foods and Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust.
The Royal Bank of Canada. (TSX:RY). Down 91 cents, or 0.97 per cent, to $92.49. The Royal Bank of Canada says it is the first Canadian bank to sign a long-term renewable energy power purchase agreement, a deal which will support development of a 39-megawatt, $70-million solar project in southern Alberta. The bank has agreed with green energy retailer Bullfrog Power to buy the majority of the electricity produced by the project to be designed and built by BluEarth Renewables of Calgary. The project is to provide enough power for over 6,400 homes and the panel installations will cover 120 hectares, the size of 170 soccer fields.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 28, 2020.