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

Canadian General Investments, Limited

July 06, 2009 11:16 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - July 6, 2009) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.B)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(LSE:CGI) (CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at June 30, 2009 was $15.61, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 13.1% and -46.7%, respectively. These compare with the 17.6% and -25.7% 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 June 30, 2009 was $12.25, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 35.9% and -47.7%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2009 were as follows:



Energy 25.2%
Materials 21.5%
Financials 16.2%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 10.3%
Industrials 8.2%
Information Technology 6.3%
Consumer Discretionary 4.0%
Telecommunication Services 3.2%
Consumer Staples 3.0%
Utilities 2.1%


The top ten investments which comprised 32.4% of the investment portfolio at
market as of June 30, 2009 were as follows:


Canadian Treasury Bills 8.6%
BMTC Group Inc. 3.1%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.0%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.8%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Income Fund 2.7%
Bank of Montreal 2.7%
Research In Motion Limited 2.5%
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated 2.4%
Enbridge Inc. 2.3%
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. 2.3%


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