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									Name: _________________________                           ___________ / 10: Application

                                      www.tsx.com
                 Exploring the Toronto Stock Exchange & Its Listed Companies

1. Spend at least 5 minutes exploring the www.tsx.com website.

2. What does the TSX stand for? _______________________________________________

3. Click on Products & Services. Briefly describe three services provided by the TSX.




4. Scroll down to the S&P/TSX Composite Index graph. It explains how the Toronto stocks in
general are doing during a given day. Describe how the market is performing today; as a
minimum, you will need to refer to the value, net change, and % change.




5. Look for the site search and quick quote features. Type BLD into the quick quote box and
click on Go. This brings up the company profile for Ballard Power Systems, which is a listed
company on the TSX. (This means that Ballard’s shares are traded on the Toronto Stock
Exchange). Information here is updated approximately every 15 minutes. Fill out the following
information for Ballard shares.

What is the current share price of Ballard?        _________________________

   What was yesterday’s closing price?                    _________________________

   How has the price changed since yesterday (be specific) _________________________

   What is the yearly (52 week) high _______________ and yearly low _______________

   How many shares (volume) of Ballard has traded so far today ___________________

   Does Ballard give its investors a dividend? If so, what is it? _____________________
6.     In two or three sentences, summarize the most recent News article for Ballard, on the
back of this page.




7.      Choose your own company, using the search feature, or alphabetic listing on tse.com

Company Name: _______________________. Company Symbol: _______________

     What is the current share price of your company?       _________________________

     What was yesterday’s closing price?                    _________________________

     How has the price changed since yesterday (be specific) _________________________

     What is the yearly high __________________ and yearly low ____________________

     What is the most recent news headline? ______________________________________

     How many shares (volume) have traded so far today      _________________________

     Sketch a graph of the company’s share value over the past year. (Under charts, Click “1 yr.”)




     In your opinion, is this company a good investment? Why or Why not?

								
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