Canadian General Investments, Limited

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Canadian General Investments, Limited

February 05, 2014 16:03 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update: Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Feb. 5, 2014) - 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 January 31, 2014 was $25.71, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 0.2% and 17.6%, respectively. These compare with the 0.8% and 11.4% 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 January 31, 2014 was $17.65, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -4.1% and 15.2%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2014 were as follows:

Financials 20.8 %
Energy 19.3 %
Consumer Discretionary 15.3 %
Industrials 13.7 %
Materials 13.3 %
Information Technology 6.4 %
Telecommunication Services 3.7 %
Health Care 3.5 %
Utilities 1.9 %
Consumer Staples 1.6 %
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.0 %

The top ten investments which comprised 30.1% of the investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2014 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 4.5 %
Catamaran Corporation 3.5 %
Enbridge Inc. 3.4 %
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.2 %
Bank of Montreal 2.7 %
Methanex Corporation 2.7 %
Element Financial Corporation 2.6 %
Stantec Inc. 2.5 %
Royal Bank of Canada 2.5 %
Rogers Communications Inc. 2.5 %

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