TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(TSX:CGI.PR.D)(LSE:CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at April 30, 2016 was $24.75, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 2.3% and -9.0%, respectively. These compare with the 8.4% and -5.4% 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, 2016 was $17.70, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of -4.7% and -9.0%, respectively.
The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of April 30, 2016 were as follows:
|Cash & Cash Equivalents||1.0%|
The top ten investments which comprised 33.4% of the investment portfolio at market as of April 30, 2016 were as follows:
|Bank of Montreal||3.4%|
|CCL Industries Inc.||3.3%|
|Canadian Pacific Railway Limited||3.1%|
|Open Text Corporation||3.0%|
|Royal Bank of Canada||2.9%|
|Gildan Activewear Inc.||2.7%|
|First Quantum Minerals Ltd.||2.6%|