Most actively-traded companies on the TSX

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (14,498.10, down 102.56 points):

Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Down 45 cents, or 6.55 per cent, to $6.42 on six-million shares.

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Down five cents, or 0.27 per cent, to $18.15 on 5.4-million shares.

B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 13 cents, or 3.52 per cent, to $3.56 on 5.2-million shares.

Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX:NSU). Miner. Unchanged at $3.86 on 5.1-million shares.

Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 33 cents, or 5.02 per cent, to $6.24 on 4.3-million shares.

Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 60 cents, or 5.54 per cent, to $10.23 on 4.3-million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR). Transportation. Up 75 cents, or 0.90 per cent, to $83.99 on 1.2 million shares. CN Rail’s second-quarter earnings took a hit from lower shipments of energy-related commodities, but it says the minor slump was partially offset by higher returns from U.S.-dollar-priced shipments, freight rate increases and more lumber shipments. The country’s largest railway said net earnings in the three months ended June 31 were down 3.1 per cent to $858 million or $1.11 per diluted share, compared with $886 million or $1.15 per diluted share in the same quarter last year.

Note to readers: This is a corrected story. A previous version said CN Rail’s earnings were partially offset by higher freight costs.