SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

March 15, 2013 10:26 ET

Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund February 2013 Monthly Update

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Mar 15, 2013) -  Below is the February 2013 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (NYSE: USA)

 
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Monthly Update
  Ticker: USA February, 2013
     
 
Monthly Performance    
Performance   NAV   Market Price   Discount
  Beginning of month value   $5.61   $4.98   11.2%
  Distributions   -   -    
  End of month value   $5.59   $5.02   10.2%
  Performance for month   -0.36%   0.80%    
  Performance year-to-date   6.16%   6.92%    
Returns calculated assuming distributions reinvested. Past performance cannot predict future results            
             
             
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)            
  Total   $1,036.8        
  Equities   $1,027.6        
  Percent Invested   99.1%        
 
   
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End    
    (31.8% of equity portfolio)    
    (Rank from previous month)    
1   Apple, Inc. (1) 2.9 %
2   JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2) 2.7 %
3   QUALCOMM, Inc. (3) 2.3 %
4   Google, Inc., Class A (7) 2.1 %
5   Schlumberger Ltd. (4) 1.9 %
6   Citigroup, Inc. (5) 1.8 %
7   ACE Ltd. (6) 1.6 %
8   State Street Corp. (8) 1.5 %
9   TE Connectivity Ltd. (10) 1.4 %
10   SunTrust Banks, Inc. (9) 1.4 %
11   Dell, Inc. (16) 1.3 %
12   Visa, Inc., Class A (13) 1.3 %
13   MetLife, Inc. (11) 1.3 %
14   Devon Energy Corp. (14) 1.3 %
15   Hewlett-Packard Co. (24) 1.2 %
16   The Allstate Corp. (12) 1.2 %
17   Microsoft Corp. (17) 1.2 %
18   Chesapeake Energy Corp. (18) 1.2 %
19   Toll Brothers, Inc. (15) 1.1 %
20   NVR, Inc. (19) 1.1 %
    Holdings are subject to change.    
         
 
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*    
  Financials   23.7%
  Information Technology   21.7%
  Energy   14.6%
  Consumer Discretionary   12.6%
  Health Care   9.0%
  Industrials   7.3%
  Consumer Staples   6.0%
  Materials   2.6%
  Telecommunication Services   1.5%
  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
Comcast Corp. Acme Packet, Inc.
Hugo Boss AG Baidu, Inc.
Stratasys Ltd. CBS Corp., Class B
  Monster Worldwide, Inc.
  Valero Energy, Inc.

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