Canadian General Investments, Limited
TSX : CGI
TSX : CGI.PR.D
LSE : CGI

Canadian General Investments, Limited

August 04, 2016 11:44 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update - Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Aug. 4, 2016) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.D)(LSE:CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at July 31, 2016 was $25.97, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 8.0% and -0.4%, respectively. These compare with the 14.1% and 4.0% 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 July 31, 2016 was $18.25, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of -0.8% and -3.9%, respectively.

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

Materials 20.1%
Consumer Discretionary 17.8%
Energy 17.6%
Financials 16.9%
Industrials 12.5%
Information Technology 7.5%
Telecommunication Services 3.5%
Consumer Staples 2.1%
Utilities 1.2%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.9%

The top ten investments which comprised 34.2% of the investment portfolio at market as of July 31, 2016 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 5.7%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 4.6%
Bank of Montreal 3.3%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.3%
Open Text Corporation 3.2%
CCL Industries Inc. 3.2%
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. 2.9%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.8%
AutoZone, Inc. 2.6%
Enbridge Inc. 2.6%

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