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

Canadian General Investments, Limited

July 06, 2010 14:50 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - July 6, 2010) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI)(TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.B)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(LSE:CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at June 30, 2010 was $18.12, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of -5.4% and 20.7%, respectively. These compare with the -2.5% and 12.0% 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, 2010 was $15.15, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -3.6% and 29.8%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2010 were as follows:

Energy 23.3%
Materials 21.5%
Financials 16.2%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 10.9%
Consumer Discretionary 8.4%
Industrials 6.8%
Information Technology 6.7%
Telecommunication Services 2.4%
Utilities 2.0%
Consumer Staples 1.8%

The top ten investments which comprised 36.3% of the investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2010 were as follows:

Canadian Treasury Bills 7.6%
BMTC Group Inc. 4.7%
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. 3.5%
Canadian Cash 3.3%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Income Fund 3.2%
SXC Health Solutions Corp. 3.0%
Brookfield Office Properties Canada 2.9%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 2.8%
Bank of Montreal 2.7%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.6%

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