Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

June 05, 2013 16:35 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - June 5, 2013) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(TSX:CGI.PR.D)(LSE:CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at May 31, 2013 was $22.37, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 2.8% and 10.8%, respectively. These compare with the 3.0% and 13.3% 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 May 31, 2013 was $15.95, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 2.0% and 12.1%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of May 31, 2013 were as follows:

Financials 22.1 %
Energy 21.3 %
Materials 17.5 %
Consumer Discretionary 11.9 %
Industrials 10.0 %
Health Care 4.5 %
Information Technology 4.3 %
Telecommunication Services 4.0 %
Utilities 3.1 %
Consumer Staples 0.7 %
Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.6 %
The top ten investments which comprised 33.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of May 31, 2013 were as follows:
Catamaran Corporation 4.5 %
Dollarama Inc. 4.3 %
Enbridge Inc. 3.9 %
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 3.6 %
Brookfield Canada Office Properties 3.5 %
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.2 %
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 2.9 %
Rogers Communications Inc. 2.7 %
Bank of Montreal 2.7 %
Element Financial Corporation 2.5 %

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