Third Canadian General Investment Trust Limited
TSX : THD

Third Canadian General Investment Trust Limited

January 03, 2008 16:14 ET

Third Canadian General Investment Trust Limited: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Jan. 3, 2008) - Third Canadian General Investment Trust Limited (Third Canadian) (TSX:THD) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at December 31, 2007 was $62.30, resulting in a one-year NAV return with dividends reinvested of 13.9%. This compares with the 9.8% return of the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index on a total return basis for the same period.

The closing price of Third Canadian's common shares at December 31, 2007 was $48.60, resulting in an annual market return, with dividends reinvested, of 4.5%.

The weightings of Third Canadian's investment portfolio at market as of December 31, 2007 were as follows:



Principal Assets 61.8%
Canadian Equities & Income Trusts 25.5%
Foreign Equities 10.6%
Cash & Cash Equivalent 2.1%


The top ten investments which comprised 72.0% of the investment portfolio at market as of December 31, 2007 were as follows:



Canadian General Investments, Limited 58.2%
Canadian World Fund Limited 3.6%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 2.1%
Timminco Limited 1.5%
Equinox Minerals Limited 1.4%
Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited 1.2%
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. 1.1%
Ag Growth Income Fund 1.0%
The Mosaic Company 1.0%
Apple Inc. 0.9%


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