SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

April 16, 2013 10:06 ET

Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. March 2013 Monthly Update

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2013) - Below is the March 2013 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG)

   
Liberty All-Star Growth Fund Monthly Update
  Ticker: ASG March, 2013
Monthly Performance            
Performance   NAV   Market Price   Discount
  Beginning of month value   $4.73   $4.32   8.7%
  Distributions   -   -    
  End of month value   $4.89   $4.46   8.8%
  Performance for month   3.38%   3.24%    
  Performance year-to-date   9.48%   11.66%    
Returns calculated assuming distributions reinvested. Past performance cannot predict future results.
             
             
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)            
  Total   $113.4        
  Equities   $110.1        
  Percent Invested   97.1%        
               
       
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End  
    (32.5% of equity portfolio)  
    (Rank from previous month)  
1   ACE Ltd. (1) 2.4%
2   Salesforce.com, Inc. (4) 2.0%
3   Apple, Inc. (2) 2.0%
4   QUALCOMM, Inc. (5) 1.9%
5   Fastenal Co. (6) 1.8%
6   Oceaneering International, Inc. (9) 1.8%
7   LinkedIn Corp., Class A (7) 1.7%
8   Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (13) 1.7%
9   Cerner Corp. (11) 1.7%
10   ARM Holdings PLC (3) 1.7%
11   American Tower Corp., Class A (12) 1.6%
12   Signature Bank (14) 1.5%
13   Core Laboratories N.V. (8) 1.5%
14   Under Armour, Inc., Class A (16) 1.4%
15   Google, Inc., Class A (15) 1.4%
16   Visa, Inc., Class A (18) 1.4%
17   Allergan, Inc. (17) 1.3%
18   Starbucks Corp. (21) 1.3%
19   BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. (10) 1.2%
20   Waste Connections, Inc. (27) 1.2%
    Holdings are subject to change.  
       
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)* 
  Information Technology 30.8%
  Industrials 15.8%
  Consumer Discretionary 14.9%
  Health Care 11.6%
  Financials 10.9%
  Energy 7.2%
  Consumer Staples 4.8%
  Materials 2.4%
  Telecommunication Services 1.6%
  Total Market Value 100.0%
*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
   
New Holdings Holdings Liquidated
ExamWorks Group, Inc. Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.
Fleetmatics Group PLC  
Tiffany & Co.  
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.  
Wynn Resorts Ltd.  

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