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

Canadian General Investments, Limited

June 05, 2017 14:36 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update - Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - June 5, 2017) - 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 May 31, 2017 was $29.61, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 7.1% and 21.9%, respectively. These compare with the 1.5% and 12.3% 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, 2017 was $22.40, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 17.2% and 32.1%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of May 31, 2017 were as follows:

Materials 18.6%
Consumer Discretionary 16.7%
Energy 15.5%
Information Technology 14.8%
Financials 12.8%
Industrials 11.8%
Telecommunication Services 3.4%
Real Estate 2.6%
Consumer Staples 1.9%
Utilities 1.0%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.9%

The top ten investments which comprised 35.1% of the investment portfolio at market as of May 31, 2017 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 5.4%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 4.1%
NVIDIA Corporation 3.8%
Bank of Montreal 3.2%
Open Text Corporation 3.2%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.2%
CCL Industries Inc. 3.1%
Amazon.com, Inc. 3.1%
Shopify Inc. 3.0%
Royal Bank of Canada 3.0%

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