SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

December 19, 2012 16:42 ET

Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund November 2012 Monthly Update

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2012) - Below is the November 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (NYSE: USA)

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Monthly Update
  Ticker: USA November 12
   
Monthly Performance 
Performance   NAV   Market Price   Discount
  Beginning of month value   $5.21   $4.64   10.9%
  Distributions   -   -    
  End of month value   $5.23   $4.61   11.9%
  Performance for month   0.38%   -0.65%    
  Performance year-to-date   11.59%   16.92%    
Past performance cannot predict future results        
 
             
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)        
  Total   $962.1        
  Equities   $953.2        
  Percent Invested   99.1%        
   
   
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End  
    (31.0% of equity portfolio)  
    (Rank from previous month)  
1   Apple, Inc. (1) 3.7%
2   JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2) 2.5%
3   QUALCOMM, Inc. (3) 2.3%
4   Schlumberger Ltd. (6) 1.8%
5   Google, Inc., Class A (4) 1.7%
6   ACE Ltd. (7) 1.7%
7   Citigroup, Inc. (5) 1.6%
8   SunTrust Banks, Inc. (9) 1.5%
9   State Street Corp. (10) 1.4%
10   TE Connectivity Ltd. (16) 1.3%
11   Visa, Inc., Class A (17) 1.3%
12   The Allstate Corp. (13) 1.3%
13   MetLife, Inc. (11) 1.3%
14   Devon Energy Corp. (12) 1.2%
15   NVR, Inc. (19) 1.1%
16   Toll Brothers, Inc. (25) 1.1%
17   Microsoft Corp. (24) 1.1%
18   Cisco Systems, Inc. (20) 1.1%
19   Chesapeake Energy Corp. (14) 1.0%
20   American Tower Corp., Class A (23) 1.0%
    Holdings are subject to change.  
 
 
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
  Information Technology 23.2%
  Financials 22.6%
  Energy 14.6%
  Consumer Discretionary 12.4%
  Health Care 8.9%
  Industrials 7.2%
  Consumer Staples 5.7%
  Materials 2.8%
  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
Express Scripts, Inc.   Alcoa, Inc.
LinkedIn Corp., Class A   C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Philip Morris International, Inc.   Engility Holdings, Inc.
    Gilead Sciences, Inc.
    Illumina, Inc.
    NuVasive, Inc.
    Realogy Holdings Corp.
    St. Jude Medical, Inc.
    Tiffany & Co.

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