Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

November 05, 2013 15:50 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Nov. 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 October 31, 2013 was $24.52, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 13.0% and 14.3%, respectively. These compare with the 10.3% and 11.0% 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 October 31, 2013 was $17.30, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 11.1% and 16.5%, respectively.

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

Financials 22.0%
Energy 19.5%
Consumer Discretionary 14.8%
Materials 12.8%
Industrials 12.8%
Information Technology 5.7%
Health Care 4.0%
Telecommunication Services 3.8%
Utilities 2.5%
Consumer Staples 1.5%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.0%

The top ten investments which comprised 31.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2013 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 4.9%
Catamaran Corporation 4.0%
Enbridge Inc. 3.4%
Bank of Montreal 3.0%
Brookfield Canada Office Properties 3.0%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 2.9%
Element Financial Corporation 2.9%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.6%
Rogers Communications Inc. 2.6%
Methanex Corporation 2.5%

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