|By Marketwired .||
|May 5, 2014 04:16 PM EDT||
TORONTO, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/05/14 -- Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX: CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at April 30, 2014 was $6.55, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -0.5% and 17.4%, respectively. These compare with the 4.4% and 21.9% 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, 2014 was $4.22, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns of 0.2% and 19.2%, respectively.
The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of April 30, 2014 were as follows:
United States 31.9% Europe 24.1% Asia 18.6% Canada 17.9% Latin America 6.3% Australia 1.2%
The top ten investments which comprised 37.6% of the investment portfolio at market as of April 30, 2014 were as follows:
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.6% Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 4.3% Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 4.1% Apple Inc. (United States) 4.1% Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (Hong Kong) 4.1% The Middleby Corporation (United States) 3.5% Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.4% Deere & Company (United States) 3.2% International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 3.2% Redknee Solutions Inc. (Canada) 3.1%