TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,861.93, down 516.82 points.)
TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Down $4.69, or 7.5 per cent, to $57.86 on 15.1 million shares.
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 27 cents, or 1.2 per cent, to $22.19 on 14.75 million shares.
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Energy. Down 77 cents, or four per cent, to $18.48 on 12.9 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 2.5 cents, or 5.49 per cent, to 43 cents on 12.1 million shares.
Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Down 12 cents, or 4.23 per cent, to $2.72 on 11.3 million shares.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 10 cents, or 7.94 per cent, to $1.16 on 10.7 million shares.
Companies in the news:
Dollarama Inc. (TSX:DOL). Down 12 cents to $38.92. Dollarama Inc. declined to provide its annual financial guidance for its 2021 financial year due to COVID-19 pandemic, but said it expects to see some negative impacts. Dollarama anticipates same-store sales to be negative for the rest of the current first quarter thanks to the reduced traffic and mall closures beyond the retailer's control. Dollarama earned $178.7 million in the fourth quarter, up from $171.0 million in the same period a year earlier.
Cineplex Inc. (TSX:CGX). Up 21 cents or 1.8 per cent to $11.91. Canada's largest movie exhibitor will keep its doors closed nationwide into the foreseeable future amid the COVID-19 pandemic. After initially setting an April 2 timeline to consider reopening 165 theatres across the chain, a representative for Cineplex Inc. told The Canadian Press the company will instead turn to government and public health authorities for any further guidance on when it's safe to reopen.
Sun Life Canada (TSX:SLF). Down $1.96 or 4.3 per cent to $43.31. When COVID-19 started spreading through Canada, the president of one of the country’s largest insurance companies was thinking about mothers who have to tote kids to a waiting room and keep them entertained for hours just to see a doctor. On Tuesday, Sun Life rolled out free access to Lumino Health Virtual Care, a platform that allows Canadians to connect with medical professionals digitally by giving them the ability to find and book an appointment with a psychologist, physiotherapist or other paramedical providers.
Uni-Select Inc. (TSX:UNS). Down 52 cents or 10.2 per cent to $4.59. Uni-Select Inc. says approximately half of its employees are being furloughed and a third of its sites being temporarily closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The automotive parts and paint company has 6,000 employees in Canada, the U.S. and Britain. It says it remains in operation where appropriate and permitted and has reorganized to focus on essential services. Uni-Select says 28 per cent of its sites are operating on reduced hours while seven per cent are operating on a very limited basis.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 1, 2020.
The Canadian Press