SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

September 13, 2012 09:06 ET

Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. August 2012 Monthly Update

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2012) - Below is the August 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG)

             
Liberty All-Star Growth Fund         Monthly Update
Ticker: ASG         August 12
             
Monthly Performance    
Performance   NAV   Market Price   Discount
Beginning of month value   $4.34   $3.91   9.9%
Distributions (Ex-Date August 1)   $0.06   $0.06    
End of month value   $4.48   $4.07   9.2%
Performance for month   4.61%   5.63%    
Performance year-to-date   10.45%   12.09%    
Past performance cannot predict future results        
 
             
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)        
Total   $101.0        
Equities   $99.8        
Percent Invested   98.8%        
         
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End    
    (34.4% of equity portfolio)    
    (Rank from previous month)    
1   Apple, Inc. (1)   3.4%
2   Salesforce.com, Inc. (3)   2.4%
3   ACE Ltd. (2)   2.2%
4   Oceaneering International, Inc. (4)   2.0%
5   QUALCOMM, Inc. (6)   2.0%
6   American Tower Corp., Class A (5)   1.9%
7   Core Laboratories N.V. (9)   1.9%
8   ARM Holdings PLC (8)   1.8%
9   IHS, Inc., Class A (7)   1.7%
10   Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (10)   1.7%
11   Fastenal Co. (11)   1.7%
12   Signature Bank (12)   1.5%
13   Liquidity Services, Inc. (17)   1.4%
14   Precision Castparts Corp. (29)   1.4%
15   Google, Inc., Class A (16)   1.4%
16   LKQ Corp. (20)   1.2%
17   Schlumberger Ltd. (18)   1.2%
18   Allergan, Inc. (21)   1.2%
19   Baidu, Inc. (15)   1.2%
20   Amazon.com, Inc. (23)   1.2%
    Holdings are subject to change.    
 
 
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
  Information Technology   31.9%
  Industrials   15.5%
  Consumer Discretionary   14.0%
  Health Care   11.5%
  Financials   10.0%
  Energy   8.9%
  Materials   2.9%
  Consumer Staples   2.8%
  Telecommunication Services   1.9%
  Utilities   0.6%
  Total Market Value   100.0%
*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
     
   
New Holdings Holdings Liquidated
  Roper Industries, Inc.   FleetCor Technologies, Inc.
  Starbucks Corp.   Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
    VCA Antech, Inc.

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