SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

August 09, 2012 08:43 ET

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

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

  Liberty All-Star Growth Fund     Monthly Update
    Ticker: ASG     July 12
 
Monthly Performance  
Performance NAV Market Price Discount
Beginning of month value $4.33 $3.99 7.9%
Distributions - -  
End of month value $4.34 $3.91 9.9%
Performance for month 0.23% -2.01%  
Performance year-to-date 5.59% 6.12%  
       
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
  Total $97.9
  Equities $95.3
  Percent Invested 97.3%
   
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End  
    (34.5% of equity portfolio)  
    (Rank from previous month)  
1   Apple, Inc. (1) 3.3%
2   ACE Ltd. (3) 2.3%
3   Salesforce.com, Inc. (2) 2.1%
4   Oceaneering International, Inc. (6) 2.1%
5   American Tower Corp., Class A (5) 2.0%
6   QUALCOMM, Inc. (7) 2.0%
7   IHS, Inc., Class A (8) 1.8%
8   ARM Holdings PLC (10) 1.8%
9   Core Laboratories N.V. (9) 1.8%
10   Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (4) 1.7%
11   Fastenal Co. (11) 1.7%
12   Signature Bank (16) 1.5%
13   BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. (12) 1.4%
14   Occidental Petroleum Corp. (14) 1.4%
15   Baidu, Inc. (20) 1.3%
16   Google, Inc., Class A (21) 1.3%
17   Liquidity Services, Inc. (19) 1.3%
18   Schlumberger Ltd. (25) 1.3%
19   Cerner Corp. (15) 1.2%
20   LKQ Corp. (26) 1.2%
    Holdings are subject to change.  
       
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)* 
Information Technology 30.9% 
Industrials 14.4% 
Consumer Discretionary 13.4% 
Health Care 12.7% 
Financials 10.2% 
Energy 9.1% 
Consumer Staples 3.4% 
Materials 2.9% 
Telecommunication Services 2.4% 
Utilities 0.6% 
Total Market Value 100.0% 
*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). 
 
New Holdings
  Echo Global Logistics, Inc.
  Equinix, Inc.
  Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  Stamps.com, Inc.
  Verisk Analytics, Inc., Class A
   
Holdings Liquidated
  FLIR Systems, Inc.
  Green Dot Corp., Class A
 

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