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

February 03, 2011 15:58 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Feb. 3, 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 January 31, 2011 was $24.40, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 1.5% and 38.8%, respectively. These compare with the 1.0% and 25.5% 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 January 31, 2011 was $19.35, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 0.9% and 32.4%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2011 were as follows:

  Energy 30.4%
  Materials 27.8%
  Financials 14.2%
  Consumer Discretionary 9.7%
  Information Technology 5.9%
  Industrials 5.6%
  Utilities 2.4%
  Telecommunication Services 1.9%
  Consumer Staples 1.3%
  Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.8%

The top ten investments which comprised 30.5% of the investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2011 were as follows:

  BMTC Group Inc. 4.2%
  Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 4.1%
  Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. 4.1%
  Western Coal Corp. 3.1%
  Brookfield Office Properties Canada 2.7%
  SXC Health Solutions Corp. 2.6%
  Blackpearl Resources Inc. 2.5%
  Teck Resources Limited 2.4%
  Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. 2.4%
  Bank of Montreal 2.4%

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