Max A. Cherney MarketWatch 

September 24, 2018 -Aurora Cannabis Inc. released fiscal fourth-quarter earnings late Monday and confirmed its intention to list stock on a “senior” U.S. exchange such as the Nasdaq or the New York Stock Exchange. “Listing our shares on a senior U.S. exchange reflects the level of corporate and business maturity and our high-paced execution,” Aurora Chief Executive Terry Booth said. “This listing provides access to a broader investor audience who gain the opportunity to participate in our continued success.” The company’s top line grew 223% to C$19.1 million, up from C$5.9 million in the year-earlier quarter. Aurora logged earnings of C$79.9 million, up from losses of C$4.8 million in last year’s quarter; in its financial statements Aurora said the quarter’s profits were related to unrealized non-cash gains on derivatives and other marketable securities. Gross profit was C$20.6 million, up from C$5.8 million in the year-ago quarter. The company said it produced 2,212 kilograms of pot and sold 1,617 kilograms, up 90% and 114% respectively compared with the year-earlier period. Aurora stock is listed on the pink sheets in the U.S. and on the TSX. Toronto-listed shares have gained 28% this year, as the S&P 500 index rose 9.2%.