SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

August 09, 2012 08:37 ET

Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund July 2012 Monthly Update

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

  Liberty All-Star Equity Fund     Monthly Update
    Ticker: USA     July 12
       
       
Monthly Performance  
Performance NAV Market Price Discount
  Beginning of month value $5.16 $4.51 12.6%
  Distributions - -  
  End of month value $5.13 $4.61 10.1%
  Performance for month -0.58% 2.22%  
  Performance year-to-date 5.98% 13.02%  
Past performance cannot predict future results  
     
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
  Total $936.3
  Equities $914.5
  Percent Invested 97.7%
   
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End  
    (31.2% of equity portfolio)  
    (Rank from previous month)  
1   Apple, Inc. (1) 4.1%
2   JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2) 2.3%
3   QUALCOMM, Inc. (3) 2.3%
4   Google, Inc., Class A (4) 1.9%
5   Wells Fargo & Co. (5) 1.6%
6   ACE Ltd. (6) 1.6%
7   Schlumberger Ltd. (10) 1.5%
8   The Allstate Corp. (8) 1.4%
9   SunTrust Banks, Inc. (9) 1.3%
10   Citigroup, Inc. (12) 1.3%
11   State Street Corp. (7) 1.3%
12   Staples, Inc. (11) 1.3%
13   TE Connectivity Ltd. (13) 1.3%
14   Chesapeake Energy Corp. (15) 1.2%
15   American Tower Corp., Class A (17) 1.2%
16   Visa, Inc., Class A (18) 1.2%
17   Dell, Inc. (14) 1.1%
18   Baidu, Inc. (22) 1.1%
19   Cisco Systems, Inc. (16) 1.1%
20   Microsoft Corp. (20) 1.1%
    Holdings are subject to change.  
       
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)* 
  Information Technology 24.2% 
  Financials 20.7% 
  Energy 14.8% 
  Consumer Discretionary 12.1% 
  Health Care 9.0% 
  Industrials 7.7% 
  Consumer Staples 5.5% 
  Materials 2.9% 
  Telecommunication Services 1.8% 
  Utilities 1.3% 
  Total Market Value 100.0% 
*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). 
 
New Holdings
  Delphi Automotive PLC
  Engility Holdings, Inc.
  Equinix, Inc.
  Verisk Analytics, Inc., Class A
  W.R. Berkley Corp.
   
Holdings Liquidated
  Aon PLC
  Facebook, Inc., Class A
  Fidelity National Financial, Inc., Class A
  FMC Technologies, Inc.
  Walgreen Co.
   

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