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

Canadian General Investments, Limited

August 03, 2017 10:36 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update - Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Aug. 3, 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 July 31, 2017 was $29.33, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 6.1% and 16.2%, respectively. These compare with the 0.7% and 6.8% 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, 2017 was $21.18, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 10.8% and 20.9%, respectively.

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

Materials 19.6%
Energy 15.5%
Consumer Discretionary 15.4%
Information Technology 14.8%
Financials 13.2%
Industrials 12.0%
Telecommunication Services 3.4%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 2.0%
Consumer Staples 1.9%
Real Estate 1.2%
Utilities 1.0%

The top ten investments which comprised 34.7% of the investment portfolio at market as of July 31, 2017 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 5.3%
NVIDIA Corporation 4.0%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.7%
Bank of Montreal 3.4%
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. 3.3%
Open Text Corporation 3.1%
Air Canada 3.0%
Royal Bank of Canada 3.0%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.0%
CCL Industries Inc. 2.9%

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