Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

November 05, 2014 16:35 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Nov. 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 October 31, 2014 was $27.10, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 7.0% and 14.6%, respectively. These compare with the 9.9% and 12.6% 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, 2014 was $20.03, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 11.0% and 21.8%, respectively.

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

Financials 23.8%
Energy 18.9%
Industrials 16.0%
Consumer Discretionary 15.5%
Materials 11.0%
Information Technology 6.4%
Telecommunication Services 3.1%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 2.1%
Consumer Staples 1.3%
Utilities 1.0%
Health Care 0.9%

The top ten investments which comprised 31.6% of the investment portfolio at market as of
October 31, 2014 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 5.0%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 4.3%
Enbridge Inc. 3.7%
Bank of Montreal 3.1%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.7%
Home Capital Group Inc. 2.6%
Element Financial Corporation 2.6%
Methanex Corporation 2.6%
Stantec Inc. 2.5%
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. 2.5%

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