Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

February 04, 2015 17:06 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Feb. 4, 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 January 31, 2015 was $27.20, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 0.6% and 8.8%, respectively. These compare with the 0.5% and 10.3% 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, 2015 was $18.84, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of -6.0% and 11.0%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2015 were as follows:

Financials 21.3%
Consumer Discretionary 16.5%
Industrials 16.1%
Energy 16.0%
Materials 13.7%
Information Technology 7.3%
Telecommunication Services 3.3%
Consumer Staples 1.7%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.5%
Utilities 1.1%
Health Care 1.1%

The top ten investments which comprised 34.5% of the investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2015 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 6.2%
Enbridge Inc. 4.3%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 4.0%
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. 3.4%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.2%
Open Text Corporation 2.8%
Bank of Montreal 2.8%
Air Canada 2.8%
Brookfield Canada Office Properties 2.5%
Yahoo! Inc. 2.5%

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