TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (18,330.26, up 194.36 points.)
Zenabis Global Inc. (TSX:ZENA). Health care. Up four cents, or 33.33 per cent, to 16 cents on 35.7 million shares.
Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 70 cents, or 1.56 per cent, to $45.61 on 31.4 million shares.
NextSource Materials Inc. (TSX:NEXT). Materials. Up 13.5 cents, or 93.1 per cent, to 28 cents on 29.9 million shares.
The Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Up half a cent, or 1.67 per cent, to 30.5 cents on 17.7 million shares.
The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings (TSX:TGOD). Health care. Up 10.5 cents, or 28.38 per cent, to 47.5 cents on 17 million shares.
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 42 cents, or 1.9 per cent, to $22.48 on 16.5 million shares.
Companies in the news:
Aegis Brands Inc. (TSX:AEG). Up 24 cents, or 26.7 per cent, to $1.14. Quebec-based food franchising business Foodtastic Inc. announced a deal Monday to buy troubled coffee chain Second Cup Coffee Co. and has big plans for the brand, including opening more than 100 new locations. Foodtastic CEO Peter Mammas said Monday the company is buying the Canadian coffee retailer and roaster from Aegis Brands Inc. in part for its national infrastructure. Mississauga-based Aegis Brands didn't disclose Second Cup's sale price but said it includes $14 million in cash, plus a post-closing earn-out.
Scotiabank (TSX:BNS). Up 80 cents, or 1.1 per cent, to $70.79. Scotiabank is renewing its lease at Scotia Plaza in downtown Toronto's financial core, but will be vacating the space at the top of complex's office tower for the first time since the building's construction. The building's owners, KingSett Capital and Alberta Investment Management Corp., say Scotiabank has renewed its lease for 52,000 square metres of space at 40 King St. West and at 100 Yonge St., following a year of planning and discussions. They say the renewal brings Scotiabank's long-term commitment at the Scotia Plaza Complex to 102,000 square metres. However, they say the bank will be leaving the space at the top of 40 King St. West and the space will be available for lease in 2023.
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (TSX:CP). Down $1.61 to $452.86. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says it moved a record amount of grain in January. CP Rail says it carried 2.22 million metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in January, up six per cent from the previous record it set in January 2020. The railway says it has shipped 16 million metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in the 2020-21 crop year so far. Last week, Canadian National Railway Co. reported it set its own record with 2.95 million metric tonnes, beating its previous January best set in 2019 of 2.33 million metric tonnes. CN said it has moved 17.5 million metric tonnes so far this crop year, up from the record 14.9 million metric tonnes at the same point in the 2018-19 crop year.
Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. (TSX:CET). Up nine cents, or 48.6 per cent, to 27.5 cents. Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. says industry veteran Tom Connors has been tapped to replace president and CEO Scott MacFarlane next month as he retires from the Calgary-based directional and horizontal drilling company. Connors has worked in various leadership roles at much larger Ensign Energy Services Inc. over the past 18 years, including helping expand Ensign's directional services in Canada and with the buying and integrating of two directional drilling businesses. Cathedral says it is issuing 500,000 units to Connors at 20 cents per unit or $100,000, with each unit consisting of a common share and a half-share warrant that allows the holder to buy a share for 24 cents in the next three years.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 8, 2021.
The Canadian Press