Canadian General Investments, Limited
TSX : CGI
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

December 03, 2015 15:11 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Dec. 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 November 30, 2015 was $25.81, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of -2.6% and -2.5%, respectively. These compare with the -5.4% 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 November 30, 2015 was $19.26, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of -1.2% and 0.5%, respectively.

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

Financials 22.3%
Consumer Discretionary 19.7%
Industrials 14.4%
Materials 13.1%
Energy 12.9%
Information Technology 6.1%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 4.1%
Telecommunication Services 3.2%
Consumer Staples 2.1%
Health Care 1.3%
Utilities 0.9%

The top ten investments which comprised 35.0% of the investment portfolio at market as of November 30, 2015 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 6.1%
Cash 4.1%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.7%
CCL Industries Inc. 3.4%
Element Financial Corporation 3.1%
Enbridge Inc. 3.1%
Bank of Montreal 3.1%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 2.9%
Gildan Activewear Inc. 2.8%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.7%

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