Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (16,067.91, up 10.88 points).Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 61 cents, or 6.36 per cent, to $10.20 on 17.7 million shares.NexGen Energy Ltd. (TSX:NXE). Energy. Down seven cents, or 3.08 per cent, to $2.20 on 14.6 million shares.Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 11 cents, or 3.94 per cent, to $2.68 on 13.2 million shares.Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 11 cents, or 1.18 per cent, to $9.18 on 9.8 million shares.Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down 24 cents, or 1.05 per cent, to $22.52 on 7.9 million shares.Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Up 24 cents, or 6.03 per cent, to $4.22 on 7.8 million shares.Companies reporting:Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE). Down $1.20 or 7.5 per cent to $14.77. The Alberta government’s decision to spend $3.7 billion to move more crude by rail was made necessary by its poorly considered move to impose production curtailments, executives with Husky Energy Inc. charged on Tuesday. The Calgary-based company maintains that its integrated upstream and downstream operations and pipeline contracts had allowed it to continue to make profits even when discounts on western Canadian crude reached record levels last November. Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO). Up $2.48 or 2.5 per cent to $101.66. While volatile market conditions have dampened Canadian lenders’ latest results, the Bank of Montreal’s first-quarter profit still blew past expectations on strength in the U.S. The bank delivered adjusted net income of $1.54 billion for the period, up eight per cent from a year earlier, despite a drop in profits from its wealth management and capital markets divisions reflecting market uncertainty in late 2018 amid U.S.-China trade tensions and other geopolitical concerns.Bank of Nova Scotia. (TSX:BNS). Down $2.25 or three per cent to $73.17. The bank’s earnings fell short despite a surge in international lending slipping to $2.25 billion in the three months ended Jan. 31 from $2.34 billion a year earlier. Canada’s third-largest lender saw a 17 per cent increase in international banking earnings to $782 million bit its global banking and markets business saw a 26 per cent drop in net income attributable to equity holders to $335 million.SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX:SNC). Down 14 cents to $36.81. SNC-Lavalin faces new legal troubles as a shareholder has initiated a class-action lawsuit in connection with the company’s disclosure about the criminal charges against the embattled engineering firm. Law firm Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP filed a proposed class-action in Ontario Superior Court on Monday that alleges the company failed to disclose soon enough that federal prosecutors declined to invite it to negotiate a remediation agreement.George Weston Ltd. (TSX:WN). Down $3.06 or 3.2 per cent to $92.31. George Weston reported higher sales and profit in its most recent quarter. The company earned $271 million attributable to its common shareholders, up from $34 million a year earlier. On an adjusted basis, George Weston earned $232 million or $1.59 per share for its most recent quarter, two cents per share above analyst forecasts and compared with $226 million or $1.76 per share a year earlier. Sales totalled $11.72 billion, up from $11.40 billion a year earlier.

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