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

October 05, 2011 17:03 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 5, 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 September 30, 2011 was $19.41, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of -18.6% and -4.0%, respectively. These compare with the -11.9% and -3.6% 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 September 30, 2011 was $15.40, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -18.9% and -1.7%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2011 were as follows:
Energy 23.7%
Materials 21.8%
Financials 17.0%
Consumer Discretionary 9.6%
Information Technology 8.1%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 6.7%
Industrials 6.0%
Utilities 3.1%
Telecommunication Services 2.3%
Consumer Staples 0.7%
Health Care 0.6%
The top ten investments which comprised 34.9% of the investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2011 were as follows:
BMTC Group Inc. 5.2%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 4.6%
Canadian Treasury Bills 3.6%
SXC Health Solutions Corp. 3.4%
Enbridge Inc. 3.3%
Cash 3.1%
Apple Inc. 3.1%
Brookfield Office Properties Canada 3.0%
Bank of Montreal 2.9%
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. 2.7%

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