Canadian General Investments, Limited
TSX : CGI
TSX : CGI.PR.C
TSX : CGI.PR.D
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

August 06, 2015 16:14 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Aug. 6, 2015) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (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 July 31, 2015 was $26.94, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 0.6% and -1.9%, respectively. These compare with the 0.6% and -2.9% 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 July 31, 2015 was $19.86, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 0.4% and 4.4%, respectively.

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

Financials 22.0 %
Consumer Discretionary 19.6 %
Industrials 14.6 %
Energy 14.4 %
Materials 12.1 %
Information Technology 6.5 %
Cash & Cash Equivalents 3.1 %
Telecommunication Services 3.0 %
Consumer Staples 2.0 %
Health Care 1.7 %
Utilities 1.0 %

The top ten investments which comprised 35.9% of the investment portfolio at market as of July 31, 2015 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 7.7 %
Enbridge Inc. 4.0 %
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.9 %
Element Financial Corporation 3.5 %
Canadian Cash 3.1 %
Bank of Montreal 2.8 %
Air Canada 2.8 %
Gildan Activewear Inc. 2.7 %
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. 2.7 %
Magna International Inc. 2.7 %

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