Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

April 06, 2015 15:38 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - April 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 March 31, 2015 was $28.09, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 4.4% and 8.5%, respectively. These compare with the 2.6% and 6.9% 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 March 31, 2015 was $20.71, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 4.0% and 19.7%, respectively.

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

Financials 21.4%
Consumer Discretionary 17.5%
Industrials 16.1%
Energy 15.9%
Materials 13.5%
Information Technology 7.1%
Telecommunication Services 3.1%
Health Care 2.1%
Consumer Staples 1.6%
Utilities 1.0%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.8%

The top ten investments which comprised 34.7% of the investment portfolio at market as of
March 31, 2015 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 7.0%
Enbridge Inc. 4.2%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 4.1%
Element Financial Corporation 3.0%
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. 3.0%
Air Canada 2.9%
Bank of Montreal 2.8%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 2.6%
Open Text Corporation 2.6%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.5%

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