Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (14,003.81, down 8.51 points):

Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (TSX:BIR). Oil and gas. Down 38 cents, or 5.59 per cent, to $6.42 on 12.7 million shares.

Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Down 21 cents, or 2.75 per cent, to $7.43 on eight million shares.

Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 32 cents, or 5.32 per cent, to $6.34 on 7.8 million shares.

Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 23 cents, or 3.76 per cent, to $6.34 on 6.6 million shares.

Long Run Exploration Ltd. (TSX:LRE). Oil and gas. Up 3.5 cents, or 7.53 per cent, to 50 cents on 5.9 million shares.

B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up nine cents, or 3.25 per cent, to $2.86 on 5.7 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Wireless communications. Down 40 cents, or 4.43 per cent, to $8.63 on 1.9 million shares. BlackBerry CEO John Chen says the company will aim to make its smartphone business profitable this fiscal year. Chen wouldn’t peg BlackBerry’s future to the success of its devices but said there is a plan to cut losses as it moves to the growth phase of its turnaround plan. He told BlackBerry’s annual shareholders meeting in Waterloo, Ont., that the No. 1 objective for the 2017 financial year will be to “get the device business profitable.”