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Canadian General Investments: Investment Update - Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/14 -- 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 May 31, 2014 was $27.00, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 6.2% and 25.0%, respectively. These compare with the 8.5% and 19.0% 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 May 31, 2014 was $18.35, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 1.1% and 20.8%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of May 31, 2014 were as follows:


Energy                                      22.9%
Financials                                  22.3%
Consumer Discretionary                      16.6%
Industrials                                 14.6%
Materials                                   11.4%
Information Technology                       5.9%
Telecommunication Services                   3.1%
Consumer Staples                             1.2%
Utilities                                    1.0%
Health Care                                  0.8%
Cash & Cash Equivalents                      0.2%

The top ten investments which comprised 29.2% of the investment portfolio at market as of May 31, 2014 were as follows:


Dollarama Inc.                                4.6%
Enbridge Inc.                                 3.6%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited              3.3%
Bank of Montreal                              2.9%
Element Financial Corporation                 2.7%
Royal Bank of Canada                          2.5%
Air Canada                                    2.5%
Home Capital Group Inc.                       2.4%
Methanex Corporation                          2.4%
Raging River Exploration Inc.                 2.3%

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