Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

June 03, 2015 16:37 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - June 3, 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 May 31, 2015 was $27.94, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 4.3% and 6.5%, respectively. These compare with the 3.8% and 5.8% 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 May 31, 2015 was $20.66, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 4.5% and 17.1%, respectively.

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

Financials 22.0%
Consumer Discretionary 17.5%
Energy 15.7%
Industrials 15.4%
Materials 14.0%
Information Technology 6.3%
Health Care 2.8%
Telecommunication Services 2.7%
Consumer Staples 1.6%
Utilities 1.0%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.3%

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

Dollarama Inc. 6.6%
Enbridge Inc. 4.1%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.6%
Element Financial Corporation 3.2%
Air Canada 3.2%
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. 3.1%
Bank of Montreal 2.8%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 2.7%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.6%
Magna International Inc. 2.6%

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