Canadian General Investments, Limited
TSX : CGI
TSX : CGI.PR.C
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

November 04, 2015 15:25 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Nov. 4, 2015) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(TSX:CGI.PR.D)(LSE:CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at October 31, 2015 was $25.69, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of -3.5% and -2.3%, respectively. These compare with the -5.2% and -4.6% returns of the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index on a total return basis for the same periods.

The closing price for CGI's common shares at October 31, 2015 was $18.60, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of -5.3% and -3.2%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2015 were as follows:

Financials 22.7%
Consumer Discretionary 19.4%
Industrials 14.5%
Energy 13.6%
Materials 11.1%
Information Technology 5.7%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 5.5%
Telecommunication Services 3.3%
Consumer Staples 2.0%
Health Care 1.3%
Utilities 0.9%

The top ten investments which comprised 37.6% of the investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2015 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 7.1%
Cash 5.5%
Enbridge Inc. 4.1%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.5%
Element Financial Corporation 3.1%
Bank of Montreal 3.1%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.1%
Magna International Inc. 2.7%
IMAX Corporation 2.7%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.7%

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