Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

June 03, 2016 10:39 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 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 May 31, 2016 was $25.00, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 3.9% and -7.5%, respectively. These compare with the 9.5% and -3.3% 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 May 31, 2016 was $17.66, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of -4.0% and -10.6%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of May 31, 2016 were as follows:

Financials 20.2%
Consumer Discretionary 19.7%
Materials 18.3%
Energy 16.7%
Industrials 12.0%
Information Technology 5.9%
Telecommunication Services 3.2%
Consumer Staples 2.1%
Utilities 1.1%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.8%
Health Care 0.0%

The top ten investments which comprised 33.2% of the investment portfolio at market as of
May 31, 2016 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 5.5%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.9%
Bank of Montreal 3.4%
CCL Industries Inc. 3.3%
Open Text Corporation 3.2%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 2.9%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.9%
Raging River Exploration Inc. 2.7%
Gildan Activewear Inc. 2.7%
Brookfield Canada Office Properties 2.7%

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