Canadian World Fund: Investment Update - Unaudited

Friday, February 3, 2017
 
NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY MARKETWIRED
FOR: CANADIAN WORLD FUND LIMITED
TSX SYMBOL: CWF
 
Canadian World Fund: Investment Update - Unaudited
 
TORONTO, CANADA – Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at January 31, 2017 was $7.84, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 1.0% and 10.0%, respectively.  These compare with the -0.4% and 6.9% returns of the benchmark Morgan Stanley Capital International All Country World Index, in Canadian dollar terms, for the same periods.
 
The closing price for CWF’s common shares at January 31, 2017 was $4.96, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns of 6.9% and 3.5%, respectively.
 
The geographic sector weightings of CWF’s investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2017 were as follows:

United States

38.9%

Europe

28.2%

Asia

18.9%

Canada

9.2%

South America

2.8%

Central America & Caribbean

2.0%

The top ten investments which comprised 36.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2017 were as follows:

The Middleby Corporation (United States)

4.8%

HDFC Bank Ltd. (India)

4.5%

Cash (Canada)

4.3%

AmRest Holdings N.V. (Poland)

4.1%

YES BANK Limited (India)

3.8%

Bank of America Corporation (United States)

3.6%

Apple Inc. (United States)

3.3%

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India)

2.9%

Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil)

2.8%

CME Group Inc. (United States)

2.7%

 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Canadian World Fund Limited
Jonathan A. Morgan
President and CEO
Phone: (416) 366-2931
Fax: (416) 366-2729