Canadian General Investments, Limited
TSX : CGI
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

March 04, 2015 10:00 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - March 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 February 28, 2015 was $28.26, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 5.0% and 9.5%, respectively. These compare with the 4.5% 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 February 28, 2015 was $19.40, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of -2.5% and 12.9%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of February 28, 2015 were as follows:

Financials 21.6 %
Consumer Discretionary 16.7 %
Industrials 16.3 %
Energy 15.9 %
Materials 13.6 %
Information Technology 7.2 %
Telecommunication Services 3.2 %
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.8 %
Consumer Staples 1.6 %
Utilities 1.1 %
Health Care 1.0 %

The top ten investments which comprised 33.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of February 28, 2015 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 6.2 %
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 4.1 %
Enbridge Inc. 3.9 %
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. 3.1 %
Bank of Montreal 2.9 %
Air Canada 2.8 %
Franco-Nevada Corporation 2.8 %
Open Text Corporation 2.7 %
Element Financial Corporation 2.7 %
Royal Bank of Canada 2.6 %

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