General American Investors Company, Inc., a closed-end investment company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (GAM), filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) its Certified Shareholder Report (Form N-CSR) for the six month period ended June 30, 2012. The Form N-CSR contains the Company’s June 30, 2012 Semi-Annual Report and is available at the SEC’s website: www.sec.gov and the Company’s website: www.generalamericaninvestors.com. The Semi-Annual Report is expected to be mailed to stockholders shortly.
The Semi-Annual Report indicates that as of or for the six months ended:
|Net Assets Applicable to Common Stock||$915,445,667||$983,696,903|
|Net Assets Per Common Share||$31.95*||$32.64|
|Net Investment Income||$2,467,142||$2,058,149|
|Net Gain on Investments||$62,776,373||$44,369,139|
|Common Shares Outstanding||28,650,132||30,142,086|
|*||After dividends and distributions of $.50 per share paid in December 2011.|
Securities Transactions and PositionsThe Company reported that it made a new commitment during the second quarter of 2012 in Ford Motor Company and increased its holding in Unilever N.V.