TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,723.40 up 22.34 points):
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (TSX:POT). Fertilizer. Up 76 cents, or 2.32 per cent, at $33.57 on 5.38 million shares.
Air Canada (TSX:AC.B). Airline. Up three cents, or 0.92 per cent, at $3.28 on four million shares.
Semafo Inc. (TSX:SMF). Miner. Up four cents, or 2.12 per cent, at $1.93 on 3.89 million shares.
Cequence Energy Ltd. (TSX:CQE). Oil and gas. Up three cents, or 1.82 per cent, at $1.68 on 3.64 million shares.
Eldorado Gold Corp. (TSX:ELD). Miner. Up nine cents, or 1.25 per cent, at $7.28 on 3.27 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (941.50 up 1.11 points):
Zodiac Exploration Inc. (TSXV:ZEX). Oil and gas. Up half a cent, or 4.55 per cent, at 11.5 cents on 4.78 million shares.
Caribou King Resources Ltd. (TSXV:CKR). Junior explorer. Up two cents, or 30.77 per cent, at 8.5 cents on 3.54 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
AltaGas Ltd. (TSX:ALA). Oil and gas. Up 43 cents, or 1.23 per cent, at $35.43 on 305,715 shares. The Calgary-based company is buying a 25 per cent stake in privately held Petrogas Energy Corp. in a deal it says will help it move natural gas liquids and crude oil to North American markets.
Atco Ltd. (TSX:ACO.X). Utilities. Up 42 cents, or 0.95 per cent, at $44.60 on 110,818 shares. The company sold its half of the Tecno Fast Atco joint venture in South America to its partner for C$124 million. Atco Structures and Logistics said it will evaluate re-entering the South American modular structures market in the future.
TransCanada (TSX:TRP). Oil and gas. Down 11 cents, or 0.24 per cent, at $45.37 on 686,014 shares. A joint announcement says that TransCanada has reached a revised agreement with Enbridge (TSX:ENB), Gaz Metro and Union Gas that could resolve a dispute over how key infrastructure is shared in the Greater Toronto Area. Enbridge stock fell, 13 cents, or 0.31 per cent, to $42.21 on 1.22 million shares.