Canadian General Investments, Limited

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Canadian General Investments, Limited

September 04, 2014 16:06 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update - Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Sept. 4, 2014) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (TSX:CGI) (TSX:CGI.PR.C) (TSX:CGI.PR.D) (LSE:CGI) (CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at August 31, 2014 was $29.20, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 15.3% and 35.9%, respectively. These compare with the 16.9% and 27.1% 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 August 31, 2014 was $20.50, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 13.6% and 42.4%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2014 were as follows:

Financials 23.1%
Energy 23.1%
Industrials 15.1%
Consumer Discretionary 14.4%
Materials 12.1%
Information Technology 5.4%
Telecommunication Services 2.9%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.1%
Consumer Staples 1.0%
Utilities 1.0%
Health Care 0.8%

The top ten investments which comprised 29.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2014 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 4.4%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.7%
Enbridge Inc. 3.6%
Bank of Montreal 3.0%
Element Financial Corporation 2.6%
Methanex Corporation 2.6%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.6%
Home Capital Group Inc. 2.5%
Stantec Inc. 2.4%
Raging River Exploration Inc. 2.4%

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