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

November 03, 2016 14:02 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 3, 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 October 31, 2016 was $26.65 resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 11.5% and 7.2%, respectively. These compare with the 16.5% and 12.7% 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 October 31, 2016 was $18.06, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of -1.0% and 1.7%, respectively.

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

Energy 19.0%
Materials 18.3%
Consumer Discretionary 17.6%
Financials 14.1%
Industrials 11.8%
Information Technology 9.3%
Telecommunication Services 3.3%
Real Estate 2.3%
Consumer Staples 2.3%
Utilities 1.1%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.9%

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

Dollarama Inc. 5.8%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.9%
Bank of Montreal 3.3%
Open Text Corporation 3.3%
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. 3.3%
CCL Industries Inc. 3.2%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.1%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.9%
Enbridge Inc. 2.8%
Amazon.com, Inc. 2.6%

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