Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

July 06, 2015 14:40 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - July 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 June 30, 2015 was $27.72, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 3.5% and 1.9%, respectively. These compare with the 0.9% and -1.2% 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 June 30, 2015 was $21.00, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 6.2% and 13.7%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2015 were as follows:

Financials 22.3%
Consumer Discretionary 18.4%
Energy 15.2%
Industrials 15.1%
Materials 14.1%
Information Technology 6.0%
Health Care 2.9%
Telecommunication Services 2.8%
Consumer Staples 1.8%
Utilities 0.9%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.5%

The top ten investments which comprised 35.3% of the investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2015 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 7.3%
Enbridge Inc. 4.0%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.6%
Element Financial Corporation 3.5%
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. 3.2%
Air Canada 3.1%
Bank of Montreal 2.8%
Methanex Corporation 2.6%
Gildan Activewear Inc. 2.6%
Magna International Inc. 2.6%

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