TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,811.20 up 4.73 points):
BlackBerry (TSX:BB). Wireless technology. Unchanged at $9.08 on 11.79 million shares. A consortium led by Canadian investment firm Fairfax Financial (TSX:FFH) signed a US$4.7-billion deal to buy the company previously known as Research In Motion. Fairfax's shares were up $4.59, or 1.10 per cent, at $420.45 on 51,928 shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Plane and train maker. Up four cents, or 0.84 per cent, at $4.81 on 9.6 million shares.
Surge Energy Inc. (TSX:SGY). Oil and gas. Down four cents, or 0.67 per cent, at $5.93 on 3.42 million shares.
Osisko Mining Corp. (TSX:OSK). Miner. Down 30 cents, or 5.55 per cent, at $5.11 on 3.42 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down two cents, or 0.38 per cent, at $5.25 on 3.24 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (944.90 down 1.20 points):
Donner Metals Ltd. (TSXV:DON). Miner. Unchanged at half a cent on 7.52 million shares.
Pinecrest Energy Inc. (TSXV:PRY). Unchanged at 45.5 cents on 5.95 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU). Fertilizer. Down $2.89, or 3.13 per cent, at $89.49 on 618,518 shares. The Calgary-based fertilizer producer says its third-quarter results will be negatively affected by soft prices and lower sales volumes in its wholesale operations. It also announced 50 per cent increase in its annual dividend to $3 per share.
Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL). Apparel. Up 63 cents, or 1.29 per cent, at $49.33 on 548,901 shares. The T-shirt and sock maker expects to invest more than US$200 million over the next two years to construct two additional yarn-spinning plants in the southern United States.
Hudson's Bay Co. (TSX:HBC). Retailer. Up 18 cents, or 1.05 per cent, at $17.35 on 500,178 shares. HBC vice-chairwoman Bonnie Brooks says the company wants to transform the luxury U.S. retailer Saks, which it is in the process of taking over, into a global brand by opening stores in Asia and Europe as well as Canada.