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

December 05, 2011 12:11 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Dec. 5, 2011) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.B)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(LSE:CGI) (CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at November 30, 2011 was $21.23, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of -11.0% and -6.7%, respectively. These compare with the -7.1% and -3.3% 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 November 30, 2011 was $15.64, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -17.6% and -10.0%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of November 30, 2011 were as follows:

Energy 25.4 %
Materials 22.1 %
Financials 17.9 %
Consumer Discretionary 9.0 %
Information Technology 7.5 %
Industrials 7.2 %
Cash & Cash Equivalents 3.8 %
Telecommunication Services 3.1 %
Utilities 2.9 %
Consumer Staples 0.8 %
Health Care 0.7 %

The top ten investments which comprised 33.0% of the investment portfolio at market as of November 30, 2011 were as follows:

Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 4.9 %
BMTC Group Inc. 4.4 %
Canadian Treasury Bills 3.4 %
SXC Health Solutions Corp. 3.3 %
Enbridge Inc. 3.3 %
Brookfield Office Properties Canada 3.0 %
Franco-Nevada Corporation 2.8 %
Bank of Montreal 2.8 %
Apple Inc. 2.6 %
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. 2.5 %

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