General American Investors Reports Net Assets as of March 31, 2014

NEW YORK--()--General American Investors Company, Inc., a closed-end investment company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (GAM), reported net assets applicable to the Company’s common stock as of March 31, 2014 of $1,219,794,555 as compared with net assets applicable to its common stock of $1,229,469,746 at December 31, 2013. The value at March 31, 2014 reflects an increase in net assets resulting from operations for the three month period then ended of $1,277,399 and a decrease of $10,952,590 reflecting the cost of repurchasing 319,137 shares of the Company’s common stock.

The first quarter report indicates that as of and for the three months ended:

 

3/31/14

       

3/31/13

 
Net Assets Applicable to Common Stock $1,219,794,555 $1,066,906,005
Per Common Share $41.18* $36.11
 
Net Investment Income $1,690,759 $870,269
Per Common Share $0.06 $0.03
 
Net Gain on Investments $2,414,633 $104,343,425
Per Common Share $0.15 $3.50
 
Common Shares Outstanding 29,620,431 29,547,654
 
Dividends and Distributions to Preferred Stockholders $2,827,993 $2,827,993
Per Common Share $0.10 $0.10
 
*After dividends and distributions of $2.10 per share paid in December 2013.
 

The five largest stock holdings in the Company’s portfolio at March 31, 2014 included The TJX Companies, Inc.; QUALCOMM Inc.; Costco Wholesale Corp.; Arch Capital Group Ltd.; and Halliburton Company.

The quarterly report to stockholders also contains a report on the results of the annual meeting of stockholders, market commentary, and changes in portfolio holdings during the quarter ended March 31, 2014.

For more current information concerning the Company’s net asset value per common share and market price, please visit the Company’s website at: www.generalamericaninvestors.com.

Contacts

General American Investors Company, Inc.
Eugene S. Stark, 212-916-8447
Vice-President, Administration

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Contacts

General American Investors Company, Inc.
Eugene S. Stark, 212-916-8447
Vice-President, Administration