Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (up 72.04 points to 16,092.20, a record high)
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Health care. Up $2.44, or 14.41 per cent, to $19.37 on 14.7 million shares.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 33 cents, or 10.51 per cent, to $3.47 on 14.5 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down one cent, or 0.32 per cent, to $3.12 on 13.8 million shares.
IC Potash Corp. (TSX:ICP). Agriculture. Up 1.5 cents, or 75.00 per cent, to 3.5 cents on 12.8 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up 37 cents, or 9.49 per cent, to $4.27 on 6.8 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Up 69 cents, or 8.90 per cent, to $8.44 on 5.8 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (TSX:VRX). Pharmaceutical. Up 70 cents, or 4.75 per cent, to $15.43 on 2.4 million shares. Valeant has signed a deal to sell its Sprout Pharmaceuticals subsidiary to the company’s former owners, two years after buying it for $1 billion in cash. Under the deal, Valeant will receive a six per cent royalty on sales of the female sexual health drug Addyi starting 18 months from the signing of the sale agreement. The agreement also ends a legal dispute between Sprout’s former owners and Valeant.