Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

October 05, 2015 13:48 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update - Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Oct. 5, 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 September 30, 2015 was $24.95, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of -6.3% and -6.9%, respectively. These compare with the -7.0% and -8.4% 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 September 30, 2015 was $18.19, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of -7.3% and -4.8%, respectively.

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

Financials 22.7%
Consumer Discretionary 21.1%
Industrials 14.5%
Energy 13.0%
Materials 10.3%
Information Technology 6.0%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 3.4%
Telecommunication Services 3.1%
Consumer Staples 2.2%
Health Care 1.8%
Utilities 1.0%

The top ten investments which comprised 37.1% of the investment portfolio at market as of
September 30, 2015 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 8.8%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.7%
Enbridge Inc. 3.7%
Element Financial Corporation 3.5%
Cash 3.4%
Bank of Montreal 3.0%
Gildan Activewear Inc. 2.8%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 2.8%
Air Canada 2.7%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.7%

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