Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,550, up 51.90 points):
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Unchanged at $6.42 on 6.2-million shares.
Element Financial Corp. (TSX:EFN). Financial Services. Down 53 cents, or 3.62 per cent, to $14.12 on 6.2-million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Down eight cents, or 0.44 per cent, to $18.07 on 5.9-million shares.
Rubicon Minerals Corp. (TSX:RMX). Miner. Up one cent, or 18.18 per cent, to 6.5 cents on 5.9-million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up 45 cents, or 4.49 per cent, to $10.48 on 5.7-million shares.
U3O8 Corp. (TSX:UWE). Miner. Unchanged at 3.5 cents on 4.9-million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Wireless communications. Up 18 cents, or 1.93 per cent, to $9.53 on 1.1-million shares. BlackBerry is releasing a new smartphone with an emphasis on security in a bid to revive its flagging fortunes. The company announced Tuesday the launch of the DTEK50, its second device powered by Android and one it says is more secure than other Android-powered phones on the market.
WestJet (TSX:WJA). Airline. Down 12 cents, or 0.52 per cent, to $22.81 on 334,610 shares. Canada’s second-largest airline saw its profit take a hit in the second quarter as it continued to feel the pinch from the energy downturn and had a rocky start to its new U.K. route. WestJet Airlines reported earnings of $36.7 million for the months of April through June, a 40 per cent drop from the $61.6 million it had in net income for the same stretch last year.