SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

July 17, 2012 09:04 ET

Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund June 2012 Monthly Update

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Jul 17, 2012) - Below is the June 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (NYSE: USA)

   
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Monthly Update
Ticker: USA June 12
   
Monthly Performance  
Performance NAV Market Price Discount
Beginning of month value $4.98 $4.41 11.4%
Distributions - -  
End of month value $5.16 $4.51 12.6%
Performance for month 3.61% 2.27%  
Performance year-to-date 6.60% 10.57%  
Past performance cannot predict future results    
     
     
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)    
Total $942.8    
Equities $918.6    
Percent Invested 97.4%    
       
       
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End      
    (30.5% of equity portfolio)      
    (Rank from previous month)      
1   Apple, Inc. (1)   3.9%  
2   JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2)   2.3%  
3   QUALCOMM, Inc. (3)   2.1%  
4   Google, Inc., Class A (4)   1.7%  
5   Wells Fargo & Co. (5)   1.6%  
6   ACE Ltd. (6)   1.6%  
7   State Street Corp. (9)   1.4%  
8   The Allstate Corp. (7)   1.4%  
9   SunTrust Banks, Inc. (10)   1.4%  
10   Schlumberger Ltd. (16)   1.3%  
11   Staples, Inc. (11)   1.3%  
12   Citigroup, Inc. (12)   1.3%  
13   TE Connectivity Ltd. (13)   1.2%  
14   Dell, Inc. (14)   1.2%  
15   Chesapeake Energy Corp. (20)   1.2%  
16   Cisco Systems, Inc. (17)   1.2%  
17   American Tower Corp., Class A (18)   1.1%  
18   Visa, Inc., Class A (19)   1.1%  
19   NVR, Inc. (23)   1.1%  
20   Microsoft Corp. (15)   1.1%  
           
    Holdings are subject to change.      
   
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*  
     Information Technology   24.0%  
     Financials   21.2%  
     Energy   14.2%  
     Consumer Discretionary   11.7%  
     Health Care   8.6%  
     Industrials   8.4%  
     Consumer Staples   6.0%  
     Materials   3.0%  
     Telecommunication Services   1.8%  
     Utilities   1.1%  
     Total Market Value   100.0%  
*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).  
 
   
New Holdings    Holdings Liquidated
  Baker Hughes, Inc.     EQT Corp.
  Celgene Corp.     General Dynamics Corp.
  Hologic, Inc.     General Mills, Inc.
  Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.     Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.
      J.C. Penney Co., Inc.
      Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.
      Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

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