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

July 06, 2011 16:16 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - July 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 June 30, 2011 was $22.95, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of -4.0% and 32.1%, respectively. These compare with the 0.2% and 20.9% 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, 2011 was $17.95, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -5.8% and 24.9%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2011 were as follows:
Energy 25.3%
Materials 24.8%
Financials 16.3%
Consumer Discretionary 10.6%
Industrials 6.3%
Information Technology 5.5%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 5.5%
Utilities 2.5%
Telecommunication Services 2.2%
Consumer Staples 0.9%
The top ten investments which comprised 34.0% of the investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2011 were as follows:
Cash 5.5%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 4.8%
BMTC Group Inc. 4.3%
SXC Health Solutions Corp. 3.2%
Brookfield Office Properties Canada 2.9%
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. 2.8%
IMAX Corporation 2.7%
Enbridge Inc. 2.7%
Bank of Montreal 2.7%
Blackpearl Resources Inc. 2.4%

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