Bell Alliant, Husky, Jazz, Polymet: Canadian Equity Preview

The following is a list of companies whose shares may have unusual price changes in Canadian markets tomorrow. This preview includes news that broke after markets closed today. Symbols are in parentheses after company names and prices are from the last close.

The Standard & Poor's/TSX Composite Index fell 64.75, or 0.5 percent, to 12,867.20.

Bell Aliant Regional Communications Income Fund (BA-U CN): The Halifax, Nova Scotia-based telecommunications company was raised to ``buy'' from ``hold'' by analyst Peter Macdonald at GMP Securities LP. The stock rose 33 cents, or 1.2 percent, to C$28.07 in regular trading.

Husky Energy Inc. (HSE CN): The oil and gas explorer controlled by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing said output at its White Rose field offshore eastern Canada resumed after the company completed maintenance work at the SeaRose FPSO production vessel. White Rose is producing 130,000 barrels per day, Calgary- based Husky said in a Market Wire statement. The stock fell 23 cents, or 0.6 percent, to C$41.03.

Jazz Air Income Fund (JAZ-U CN): The operator of the Jazz Air regional carrier in partnership with Air Canada said fourth-quarter profit climbed 9.9 percent to C$35.1 million ($34.9 million). Revenue rose 5.8 percent to C$372.1 million, the Halifax, Nova Scotia-based airline said today in a Canada Newswire statement. The stock was unchanged at C$7.75.

Polymet Mining Corp. (POM CN): The miner of platinum and other non-ferrous metals was initiated at ``buy'' in new coverage by analyst Gregory Mckinley at Dougherty & Company LLC. The stock lost 3 cents to C$2.87.

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