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Friday 06 January, 2012


RNS Number : 1023V
Canadian General Investments Ld
05 January 2012
 



NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY MARKETWIRE

 

FOR: CANADIAN GENERAL INVESTMENTS, LIMITED

 

TSX SYMBOLS: CGI, CGI.PR.B, CGI.PR.C

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE: CGI

 

January 5, 2012

 

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update - Unaudited

 

TORONTO, CANADA - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at December 31, 2011 was $20.44, resulting in a one-year NAV return, with dividends reinvested, of -11.7%.  This compares with the -8.7% return of the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index on a total return basis for the same period.

 

The closing price for CGI's common shares at December 31, 2011 was $16.00, resulting in an annual market return, with dividends reinvested, of -12.3%.

 

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of December 31, 2011 were as follows:

 

Energy

26.0%

Materials

21.8%

Financials

19.5%

Consumer Discretionary

9.4%

Industrials

7.4%

Information Technology

7.4%

Telecommunication Services

3.4%

Utilities

2.9%

Consumer Staples

0.8%

Health Care

0.7%

Cash & Cash Equivalents

0.7%

 

The top ten investments which comprised 32.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of December 31, 2011 were as follows:

 

Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation

5.1%

BMTC Group Inc.

4.2%

Enbridge Inc.

3.6%

SXC Health Solutions Corp.

3.3%

Brookfield Office Properties Canada

3.3%

Dollarama Inc.

2.8%

Apple Inc.

2.8%

Bank of Montreal

2.7%

Franco-Nevada Corporation

2.5%

Rogers Communications Inc.

2.5%

 

 



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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Canadian General Investments, Limited

Vanessa L. Morgan

Chairman

Phone: (416) 366-2931

Fax: (416) 366-2729

e-mail: cgifund@mmainvestments.com

website: www.mmainvestments.com

 

                                                 

                                                                                                                     


This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
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