Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

January 06, 2015 14:07 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Jan. 6, 2015) - 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 December 31, 2014 was $27.06, resulting in a one-year NAV return, with dividends reinvested, of 8.5%. This compares with the 10.6% return of the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index on a total return basis for the same period.

The closing price for CGI's common shares at December 31, 2014 was $20.05, resulting in an annual share price return, with dividends reinvested, of 13.3%.

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

Financials 23.5%
Consumer Discretionary 16.7%
Energy 16.7%
Industrials 16.4%
Materials 11.1%
Information Technology 7.0%
Telecommunication Services 3.3%
Consumer Staples 1.6%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.6%
Utilities 1.1%
Health Care 1.0%

The top ten investments which comprised 34.4% of the investment portfolio at market as of December 31, 2014 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 6.1%
Enbridge Inc. 4.2%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 4.1%
Bank of Montreal 3.2%
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. 3.1%
Air Canada 2.8%
Element Financial Corporation 2.8%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.8%
Open Text Corporation 2.7%
Yahoo! Inc. 2.6%

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