TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,725.77, down 5.52 points):
Azure Dynamics Corp. (TSX:AZD). Hybrid electric technology. Down 0.5 cents, or 16.67 per cent, at 2.5 cents on 10,160,097 shares.
Uranium One Inc. (TSX:UUU). Miner. Up 13 cents, or 4.05 per cent, at $3.34 on 9,041,987 shares.
Connacher Oil and Gas Ltd. (TSX:CLL). Oil and gas. Up five cents, or 4.81 per cent, at $1.09 on 7,998,583 shares,
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation equipment. Down six cents, or 1.23 per cent, at $4.81 on 7,845,881 shares.
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Oil and gas. Up 58 cents, or 1.59 per cent, at $36.97 on 7,403,958 shares.
Lundin Mining Corp. (TSX:LUN). Miner. Up 15 cents, or 2.96 per cent, at $5.22 on 7,314,198 shares.
TSX Venture Exchange (1,684.52, down 4.62 points):
Sirona Biochem Corp. (TSXV:SBM). Research and development. Up 6.5 cents, or 76.47 per cent, at 15 cents on 13,199,040 shares.
Porto Energy Corp. (TSXV:PEC). Oil and gas. Up 4.5 cents, or 28.13 per cent, at 20.5 cents on 8,324,899 shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO). Chartered bank. Down eight cents, or 0.14 per cent, at $58.10 on 1,816,578 shares. BMO confirms it is cutting jobs in its capital markets division in line with a slowdown in investments. The Toronto-based bank wouldn't confirm reports that 60 jobs will be slashed. It said the cuts were part of its strategy to keep staffing levels in line with demand in the capital markets environment.
TMX Group Inc. (TSX:X). Stock exchange. Down 21 cents, or 0.49 per cent, at $42.60 on 181,615 shares. Maple Group Acquisition Corp. has again extended its takeover offer for TMX Group Inc., this time until March 30 as the federal Competition Bureau continues to examine the offer. The bid by the consortium of 13 financial institutions and pension funds, which values the TMX at about $3.8 billion, had been set to expire on Feb. 29.
Research In Motion Ltd. (TSX:RIM). Consumer technology. Up six cents, or 0.41 per cent, at $14.73 on 1,346,268 shares. Netflix's decision not to make its online movie and TV app available to BlackBerry PlayBook users isn't going over well in the Twitterverse. "We don't have any current plans to support Blackberry devices, including PlayBook," Netflix said Thursday in response to inquiries on Twitter. It wasn't long before PlayBook users took to the social networking site to announce they had left Netflix, or were planning to do so.