Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

March 04, 2015 10:02 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - March 4, 2015) - Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at February 28, 2015 was $7.46, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 11.0% and 9.2%, respectively. These compare with the 11.8% and 19.1% returns of the benchmark Morgan Stanley Capital International All Country World Index, in Canadian dollar terms, for the same periods.

The closing price for CWF's common shares at February 28, 2015 was $4.52, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns of 11.6% and 3.2%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of February 28, 2015 were as follows:

United States 37.0%
Europe 23.4%
Asia 18.8%
Canada 14.3%
Latin America 5.1%
Australia 0.8%

The top ten investments which comprised 34.4% of the investment portfolio at market as of February 28, 2015 were as follows:

Apple Inc. (United States) 5.6%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 5.5%
The Middleby Corporation (United States) 4.4%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.4%
Deere & Company (United States) 3.1%
International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 2.6%
Bank of America Corporation (United States) 2.5%
YES BANK Limited (India) 2.5%
London Stock Exchange Group plc (United Kingdom) 2.4%
Dunkin Brands Group, Inc. (United States) 2.4%

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