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

January 06, 2011 14:56 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Jan. 6, 2011) - 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 December 31, 2010 was $24.05, resulting in a one-year NAV return, with dividends reinvested, of 30.3%. This compares with the 17.6% return of the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index on a total return basis for the same period.

The closing price for CGI's common shares at December 31, 2010 was $19.18, resulting in an annual market return, with dividends reinvested, of 27.9%.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of December 31, 2010 were as follows:

  Energy 29.7%  
  Materials 29.5%  
  Financials 14.3%  
  Consumer Discretionary 9.7%  
  Information Technology 5.5%  
  Industrials 5.0%  
  Utilities 2.5%  
  Telecommunication Services 1.9%  
  Consumer Staples 1.2%  
  Transportation & Environment 0.5%  
  Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.2%  

The top ten investments which comprised 29.9% of the investment portfolio at market as of December 31, 2010 were as follows:

  Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. 4.1%  
  BMTC Group Inc. 4.0%  
  Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 4.0%  
  Western Coal Corp. 3.1%  
  Brookfield Office Properties Canada 2.7%  
  Teck Resources Limited 2.5%  
  Bank of Montreal 2.4%  
  IMAX Corporation 2.4%  
  SXC Health Solutions Corp. 2.4%  
  Enbridge Inc. 2.3%  

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