SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

April 11, 2012 10:43 ET

Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund March 2012 Monthly Update

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Apr 11, 2012) - Below is the March 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (NYSE: USA)

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Monthly Update
Ticker: USA March 12
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End
(31.3% of equity portfolio)
(Rank from previous month)
1 Apple, Inc. (1) 3.7%
2 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2) 2.6%
3 QUALCOMM, Inc. (3) 2.1%
4 Wells Fargo & Co. (5) 2.0%
5 Google, Inc., Class A (6) 1.7%
6 Exxon Mobil Corp. (7) 1.6%
7 Cisco Systems, Inc. (4) 1.6%
8 Dell, Inc. (8) 1.5%
9 Staples, Inc. (12) 1.4%
10 The Allstate Corp. (9) 1.4%
11 ACE Ltd. (10) 1.4%
12 State Street Corp. (16) 1.3%
13 Salesforce.com, Inc. (14) 1.3%
14 SunTrust Banks, Inc. (15) 1.2%
15 Microsoft Corp. (13) 1.2%
16 TE Connectivity Ltd. (17) 1.2%
17 BP PLC (11) 1.1%
18 Hewlett-Packard Co. (24) 1.0%
19 Visa, Inc., Class A (19) 1.0%
20 American Tower Corp., Class A (21) 1.0%
Holdings are subject to change.
Monthly Performance
Performance NAV Market Price Discount
Beginning of month value $5.50 $4.84 12.0%
Distributions - -
End of month value $5.65 $4.93 12.7%
Performance for month 2.73% 1.86%
Performance year-to-date 14.87% 18.73%
Past performance cannot predict future results
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
Total $1,031.7
Equities $1,012.1
Percent Invested 98.1%
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
Information Technology 25.1%
Financials 21.7%
Energy 14.0%
Consumer Discretionary 11.1%
Health Care 8.0%
Industrials 7.9%
Consumer Staples 6.2%
Materials 3.0%
Telecommunication Services 1.5%
Utilities 1.5%
Total Market Value 100.0%
*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
New Holdings Holdings Liquidated
Aon PLC Guess?, Inc.
Coach, Inc. The Sherwin-Williams Co.
Rexnord Corp. Willis Group Holdings PLC
Ross Stores, Inc.

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