Canadian World Fund: Investment Update - Unaudited

Wednesday, May 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 April 30, 2017 was $8.85, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 14.0% and 26.1%, respectively.  These compare with the 9.8% and 22.9% 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 April 30, 2017 was $5.46, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns of 17.7% and 16.2%, respectively.
 
The geographic sector weightings of CWF’s investment portfolio at market as of April 30, 2017 were as follows:

United States

36.6%

Europe

28.8%

Asia

22.2%

Canada

7.1%

South America

3.2%

Central America & Caribbean

2.1%

The top ten investments which comprised 37.3% of the investment portfolio at market as of April 30, 2017 were as follows:

HDFC Bank Ltd. (India)

4.8%

AmRest Holdings N.V. (Poland)

4.3%

YES BANK Limited (India)

4.3%

Cash (Canada)

4.2%

The Middleby Corporation (United States)

3.9%

Apple Inc. (United States)

3.6%

Bank of America Corporation (United States)

3.4%

Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil)

3.2%

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India)

3.0%

JENOPTIK AG (Germany)

2.6%

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