Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

February 03, 2016 16:09 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update - Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Feb. 3, 2016) - 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 January 31, 2016 was $22.86, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of -6.2% and -13.5%, respectively. These compare with the -1.2% and -9.9% 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 January 31, 2016 was $16.81, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of -10.3% and -7.2%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2016 were as follows:
Financials 21.8%
Consumer Discretionary 19.0%
Industrials 13.8%
Energy 12.4%
Materials 11.9%
Information Technology 6.4%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 6.1%
Telecommunication Services 3.3%
Consumer Staples 2.3%
Health Care 1.8%
Utilities 1.2%
The top ten investments which comprised 36.1% of the investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2016 were as follows:
Cash 6.1%
Dollarama Inc. 5.4%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.5%
CCL Industries Inc. 3.3%
Bank of Montreal 3.3%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.1%
Open Text Corporation 3.1%
AutoZone, Inc. 2.9%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.8%
Enbridge Inc. 2.6%

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