SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

January 09, 2013 14:28 ET

Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund December 2012 Monthly Update

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Jan 9, 2013) - Below is the December 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (NYSE: USA)

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Monthly Update
  Ticker: USA December 12
     
Monthly Performance
Performance   NAV   Market Price   Discount
  Beginning of month value   $5.23   $4.61   11.9%
  Distributions   -   -    
  End of month value   $5.35   $4.77   10.8%
  Performance for month   2.29%   3.47%    
  Performance year-to-date   14.14%   20.94%    
Past performance cannot predict future results        
 
             
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)        
  Total   $991.1        
  Equities   $977.3        
  Percent Invested   98.6%        
   
   
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End  
    (30.7% of equity portfolio)  
    (Rank from previous month)  
1   Apple, Inc. (1) 3.5%
2   JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2) 2.6%
3   QUALCOMM, Inc. (3) 2.2%
4   Schlumberger Ltd. (4) 1.8%
5   Citigroup, Inc. (7) 1.7%
6   ACE Ltd. (6) 1.7%
7   Google, Inc., Class A (5) 1.6%
8   SunTrust Banks, Inc. (8) 1.5%
9   State Street Corp. (9) 1.4%
10   TE Connectivity Ltd. (10) 1.4%
11   Visa, Inc., Class A (11) 1.3%
12   MetLife, Inc. (13) 1.2%
13   The Allstate Corp. (12) 1.2%
14   Devon Energy Corp. (14) 1.2%
15   Bank of America Corp. (30) 1.1%
16   Toll Brothers, Inc. (16) 1.1%
17   Microsoft Corp. (17) 1.1%
18   NVR, Inc. (15) 1.1%
19   American Tower Corp., Class A (20) 1.0%
20   Arch Coal, Inc. (23) 1.0%
    Holdings are subject to change.  
 
 
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
  Financials 23.3%
  Information Technology 22.3%
  Energy 14.6%
  Consumer Discretionary 12.8%
  Health Care 8.9%
  Industrials 7.2%
  Consumer Staples 5.6%
  Materials 2.7%
  Telecommunication Services 1.6%
  Utilities 1.0%
Total Market Value 100.0%
 
*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
     
     
New Holdings   Holdings Liquidated
Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings   British American Tobacco PLC
US Airways Group, Inc.   Computer Sciences Corp.
    Hess Corp.
    OpenTable, Inc.

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