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Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited
Canadian General Investments, Limited
TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - May 2, 2012) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.B)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(LSE:CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at April 30, 2012 was $22.57, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 10.7% and -5.0%, respectively. These compare with the 3.8% and -9.4% 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, 2012 was $16.30, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 2.2% and -11.1%, respectively.
The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of April 30, 2012 were as follows:
Consumer Discretionary 10.2%
Information Technology 9.7%
Telecommunication Services 3.2%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.2%
Consumer Staples 0.6%
The top ten investments which comprised 33.3% of the investment portfolio at market as of April 30, 2012 were as follows:
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 4.4
SXC Health Solutions Corp. 4.3
Enbridge Inc. 3.6
Brookfield Canada Office Properties 3.3
Apple Inc. 3.3
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.3
Dollarama Inc. 3.2
BMTC Group Inc. 3.0
Bank of Montreal 2.6
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. 2.3
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