Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

September 03, 2015 11:19 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update - Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Sept. 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 August 31, 2015 was $25.20, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of -5.4% and -11.0%, respectively. These compare with the -3.5% and -8.7% 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 August 31, 2015 was $18.80, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of -4.2% and -4.4%, respectively.

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

Financials 22.4%
Consumer Discretionary 19.7%
Energy 14.6%
Industrials 14.4%
Materials 11.6%
Information Technology 6.5%
Telecommunication Services 3.1%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 2.9%
Consumer Staples 2.0%
Health Care 1.8%
Utilities 1.0%

The top ten investments which comprised 35.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2015 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 7.8%
Enbridge Inc. 4.0%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.7%
Element Financial Corporation 3.5%
Cash 2.9%
Bank of Montreal 2.9%
Air Canada 2.8%
Gildan Activewear Inc. 2.8%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.7%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 2.7%

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