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

Canadian General Investments, Limited

July 05, 2012 17:17 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - July 5, 2012) - 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, 2012 was $20.79, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 2.3% and -5.8%, respectively. These compare with the -1.5% and -10.3% 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 June 30, 2012 was $15.15, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -4.6% and -11.2%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2012 were as follows:

Energy 21.5%
Financials 20.6%
Materials 19.6%
Information Technology 10.8%
Consumer Discretionary 10.7%
Industrials 8.5%
Telecommunication Services 3.5%
Utilities 3.0%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.2%
Consumer Staples 0.6%

The top ten investments which comprised 35.9% of the investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2012 were as follows:

SXC Health Solutions Corp. 5.2%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 4.3%
Dollarama Inc. 3.9%
Enbridge Inc. 3.8%
Brookfield Canada Office Properties 3.6%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.6%
Apple Inc. 3.6%
BMTC Group Inc. 2.9%
Bank of Montreal 2.7%
Rogers Communications Inc. 2.3%

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