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

May 03, 2017 09:46 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update - Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - May 3, 2017) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at April 30, 2017 was $29.28, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 5.3% and 21.8%, respectively. These compare with the 2.9% and 14.9% 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 April 30, 2017 was $20.65, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 7.1% and 21.6%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of April 30, 2017 were as follows:

Materials 19.7%
Consumer Discretionary 16.6%
Energy 16.2%
Financials 13.2%
Information Technology 13.1%
Industrials 11.3%
Telecommunication Services 3.4%
Real Estate 2.6%
Consumer Staples 2.0%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.3%
Utilities 1.0%

The top ten investments which comprised 34.2% of the investment portfolio at market as of April 30, 2017 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 5.2%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.9%
Bank of Montreal 3.5%
Open Text Corporation 3.5%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.2%
CCL Industries Inc. 3.1%
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. 3.1%
Royal Bank of Canada 3.0%
Amazon.com, Inc. 2.9%
NVIDIA Corporation 2.8%

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