Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

October 03, 2013 15:56 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Oct. 3, 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 September 30, 2013 was $23.16, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 6.8% and 8.6%, respectively. These compare with the 5.3% and 7.1% 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, 2013 was $16.83, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 8.1% and 14.3%, respectively.

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

Financials 22.8%
Energy 19.6%
Consumer Discretionary 14.8%
Materials 14.0%
Industrials 10.5%
Information Technology 5.8%
Health Care 4.1%
Telecommunication Services 3.7%
Utilities 2.8%
Consumer Staples 1.5%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.1%

The top ten investments which comprised 31.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of
September 30, 2013 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 4.8%
Catamaran Corporation 4.0%
Enbridge Inc. 3.4%
Brookfield Canada Office Properties 3.2%
Bank of Montreal 3.0%
Element Financial Corporation 2.9%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 2.8%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 2.6%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.6%
Rogers Communications Inc. 2.5%

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