TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Nov. 5, 2012) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) (CGI.TO)(CGI-PB.TO)(CGI-PC.TO)(CGI.L) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at October 31, 2012 was $22.20, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 9.5% and 10.7%, respectively. These compare with the 6.5% and 4.5% 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 October 31, 2012 was $15.60, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -1.4% and 3.6%, respectively.
|The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2012 were as follows:|
|Cash & Cash Equivalents||0.8%|
|The top ten investments which comprised 34.5% of the investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2012 were as follows:|
|Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation||3.7%|
|Brookfield Canada Office Properties||3.7%|
|Bank of Montreal||2.6%|
|Rogers Communications Inc.||2.6%|
|Royal Bank of Canada||2.3%|
- Investment & Company Information
Jonathan A. Morgan
President and CEO