|By Marketwired .||
|December 5, 2012 04:03 PM EST||
TORONTO, CANADA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/12 -- 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 November 30, 2012 was $21.73, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 7.2% and 6.4%, respectively. These compare with the 5.1% and 3.4% 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 November 30, 2012 was $15.12, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -4.4% and 1.8%, respectively.
The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of November 30, 2012 were as follows:
Materials 21.5% Financials 20.7% Energy 20.4% Consumer Discretionary 9.6% Industrials 8.4% Information Technology 5.0% Health Care 4.8% Telecommunication Services 3.8% Utilities 2.9% Cash & Cash Equivalents 2.6% Consumer Staples 0.7%
The top ten investments which comprised 34.1% of the investment portfolio at market as of November 30, 2012 were as follows:
Catamaran Corporation 4.8% Franco-Nevada Corporation 4.2% Dollarama Inc. 3.8% Brookfield Canada Office Properties 3.8% Enbridge Inc. 3.6% Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 3.3% Bank of Montreal 2.7% Apple Inc. 2.7% Canadian Cash 2.6% Rogers Communications Inc. 2.6%
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