Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

July 04, 2013 16:35 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - July 4, 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 June 30, 2013 was $21.29, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of -2.1% and 6.0%, respectively. These compare with the -0.9% and 7.9% 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, 2013 was $15.05, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -3.7% and 4.3%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2013 were as follows:

Financials 22.8%
Energy 20.8%
Materials 14.4%
Consumer Discretionary 14.1%
Industrials 10.0%
Health Care 4.7%
Telecommunication Services 3.7%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 3.3%
Utilities 3.1%
Information Technology 2.8%
Consumer Staples 0.8%

The top ten investments which comprised 33.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2013 were as follows:

Catamaran Corporation 4.7%
Dollarama Inc. 4.5%
Enbridge Inc. 4.0%
Brookfield Canada Office Properties 3.4%
Canadian Cash 3.3%
Element Financial Corporation 2.9%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 2.9%
Bank of Montreal 2.8%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 2.8%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.5%

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