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Canadian General Investments LSE:CGI Stock Report

Last Price


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05 May, 2022


Company Financials
CGI fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health5/6

CGI Stock Overview

Canadian General Investments, Limited is a close ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Morgan Meighen & Associates Limited.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Canadian General Investments
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$24.25
52 Week HighCA$26.74
52 Week LowCA$20.80
1 Month Change-7.09%
3 Month Change3.63%
1 Year Change10.73%
3 Year Change67.82%
5 Year Change100.83%
Change since IPO346.51%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CGIGB Capital MarketsGB Market

Return vs Industry: CGI exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned -8.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CGI exceeded the UK Market which returned -2.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CGI's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CGI volatility
CGI Average Weekly Movement3.3%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement4.6%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market11.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market3.0%

Stable Share Price: CGI is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CGI's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1930n/aJonathan Morgan

Canadian General Investments, Limited is a close ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Morgan Meighen & Associates Limited. It invests in the public equity markets of Canada. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors.

Canadian General Investments Fundamentals Summary

How do Canadian General Investments's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CGI fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$792.72m
Earnings (TTM)CA$254.79m
Revenue (TTM)CA$284.43m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CGI income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueCA$0
Gross ProfitCA$284.43m
Other ExpensesCA$29.64m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)12.21
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin89.58%
Debt/Equity Ratio13.6%

How did CGI perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does CGI pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy CGI by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Canadian General Investments dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateMay 30 2022
Dividend Pay DateJun 15 2022
Days until Ex dividend24 days
Days until Dividend pay date40 days

Does CGI pay a reliable dividends?

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Is Canadian General Investments undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CGI (£24.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£121.87)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CGI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CGI is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.1x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (9.9x).

PE vs Market: CGI is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.1x) compared to the UK market (16x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CGI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CGI is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.2x).

Future Growth

How is Canadian General Investments forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Canadian General Investments has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Canadian General Investments performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CGI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CGI's current net profit margins (89.6%) are lower than last year (94%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CGI's earnings have grown significantly by 31.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CGI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CGI had negative earnings growth (-12%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (76.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CGI's Return on Equity (19.9%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Canadian General Investments's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CGI's short term assets (CA$1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$110.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: CGI's short term assets (CA$1.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$74.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CGI has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: CGI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 25.4% to 13.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CGI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.1%).

Interest Coverage: CGI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (63.9x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Canadian General Investments's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 05 2022Ex Dividend DateMay 30 2022Dividend Pay DateJun 15 202216 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 24 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CGI's dividend (2.42%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.77%).

High Dividend: CGI's dividend (2.42%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.65%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CGI's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: CGI's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (7.2%), CGI's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (60.7%), CGI's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Jonathan Morgan





Mr. Jonathan A. Morgan serves as Principal, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Morgan Meighen and Associates Limited. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director...

Board Members

Experienced Board: CGI's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 20.8 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Canadian General Investments, Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Canadian General Investments, Limited
  • Ticker: CGI
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1930
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$792.723m
  • Listing Market Cap: CA$500.560m
  • Shares outstanding: 20.86m
  • Website:


  • Canadian General Investments, Limited
  • 10 Toronto Street
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5C 2B7
  • Canada


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/05 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/05 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.