TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2012) - The following corrects and replaces the press release issued at 11:12 ET on October 3, 2012 which reported incorrect year-to-date and 12-month net asset value returns for Canadian General Investments, Limited.
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 September 30, 2012 was $22.07, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 8.9% and 18.2%, respectively. These compare with the 5.4% and 9.2% 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 September 30, 2012 was $15.47, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -2.2% and 5.8%, respectively.
The sector weightings of CGI''s investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2012 were as follows:
|Cash & Cash Equivalents||0.9%|
|The top ten investments which comprised 34.7% of the investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2012 were as follows:|
|Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation||3.8%|
|Brookfield Canada Office Properties||3.6%|
|Bank of Montreal||2.6%|
|BMTC Group Inc.||2.4%|
|Rogers Communications Inc.||2.3%|