Canadian General Investments (CGI)

Business description

CGI's investment objective is to provide better-than-average returns to investors by investing in a diversified portfolio of Canadian corporations. It aims to achieve this through prudent security selection, timely recognition of capital gains/losses and the selection of appropriate income-generating investments.

Stock data

Market cap.C$483.6m
Last closeC$23.18
High / Low (52 weeks)C$24.5 / C$20.5
Stock market listingLN, CN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
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Company news

Investment summary

Canadian General Investments (CGI) enjoys favourable tax status as a Canadian investment corporation. Its portfolio of primarily Canadian equities is broadly diversified, suggesting that the company can be considered as a ‘one-stop shop’ for investment in Canada, where there are investment opportunities available across a range of sectors. As a result of positive fundamental stock selection, CGI’s NAV total return has outperformed the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index over one, three and five years. The board has been shifting emphasis towards more regular interim rather than year-end special dividends; CGI’s current dividend yield is 3.1%.

Last updated on 26/10/2017

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Key management

Vanessa L. Morgan, Chairman
Jonathan A. Morgan, President and CEO

Company address

10 Toronto Street
Toronto
ON
M5C 2B7
Canada
416-366-2931
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