Canadian General Investments, Limited
LSE : CGI
TSX : CGI
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

October 03, 2014 15:36 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update - Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Oct. 3, 2014) - 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 September 30, 2014 was $27.61, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 9.1% and 23.6%, respectively. These compare with the 12.2% and 20.4% 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 September 30, 2014 was $19.90, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 10.2% and 24.4%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2014 were as follows:

Financials 23.5 %
Energy 21.8 %
Industrials 16.1 %
Consumer Discretionary 14.4 %
Materials 11.5 %
Information Technology 5.9 %
Telecommunication Services 2.9 %
Consumer Staples 1.2 %
Utilities 1.0 %
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.0 %
Health Care 0.8 %

The top ten investments which comprised 31.3% of the investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2014 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 4.8 %
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 4.2 %
Enbridge Inc. 3.7 %
Bank of Montreal 3.1 %
Methanex Corporation 2.8 %
Royal Bank of Canada 2.7 %
Element Financial Corporation 2.7 %
Stantec Inc. 2.5 %
Home Capital Group Inc. 2.4 %
Open Text Corporation 2.4 %

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