Canadian General Investments, Limited

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Canadian General Investments, Limited

December 04, 2013 15:12 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Dec. 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 November 30, 2013 was $25.36, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 17.3% and 21.2%, respectively. These compare with the 10.8% and 12.9% 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 November 30, 2013 was $17.80, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 14.8% and 24.2%, respectively.

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

Financials 22.3%
Energy 19.2%
Consumer Discretionary 14.5%
Industrials 13.7%
Materials 12.5%
Information Technology 6.2%
Health Care 3.8%
Telecommunication Services 3.7%
Utilities 2.0%
Consumer Staples 1.5%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.6%

The top ten investments which comprised 31.2% of the investment portfolio at market as of November 30, 2013 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 4.6%
Catamaran Corporation 3.8%
Enbridge Inc. 3.2%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.1%
Element Financial Corporation 3.0%
Bank of Montreal 3.0%
Brookfield Canada Office Properties 2.9%
Methanex Corporation 2.6%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.5%
Stantec Inc. 2.5%

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