SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

December 19, 2012 16:38 ET

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

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

Liberty All-Star Growth Fund Monthly Update
  Ticker: ASG November 12
   
Monthly Performance    
Performance   NAV   Market Price   Discount
  Beginning of month value   $4.38   $3.97   9.4%
  Distributions   -   -    
  End of month value   $4.47   $4.00   10.5%
  Performance for month   2.05%   0.76%    
  Performance year-to-date   12.22%   12.10%    
Past performance cannot predict future results      
 
             
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)        
  Total   $101.7        
  Equities   $101.6        
  Percent Invested   99.9%        
   
   
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End  
    (34.8% of equity portfolio)  
    (Rank from previous month)  
1   Apple, Inc. (1) 2.9%
2   Salesforce.com, Inc. (2) 2.6%
3   ARM Holdings PLC (4) 2.4%
4   ACE Ltd. (3) 2.3%
5   QUALCOMM, Inc. (6) 2.0%
6   Oceaneering International, Inc. (5) 2.0%
7   Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (7) 1.8%
8   American Tower Corp., Class A (9) 1.7%
9   Fastenal Co. (8) 1.7%
10   Cerner Corp. (10) 1.7%
11   Core Laboratories N.V. (11) 1.6%
12   Precision Castparts Corp. (13) 1.6%
13   Signature Bank (12) 1.5%
14   BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. (23) 1.4%
15   Google, Inc., Class A (14) 1.4%
16   LKQ Corp. (15) 1.3%
17   Allergan, Inc. (16) 1.3%
18   Visa, Inc., Class A (18) 1.2%
19   Schlumberger Ltd. (17) 1.2%
20   Starbucks Corp. (25) 1.2%
    Holdings are subject to change.  
 
 
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
  Information Technology 31.2%
  Industrials 15.5%
  Consumer Discretionary 14.3%
  Health Care 12.1%
  Financials 10.2%
  Energy 7.8%
  Consumer Staples 4.0%
  Materials 2.6%
  Telecommunication Services 1.7%
  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
Deckers Outdoor Corp.   Baidu, Inc.
Rexnord Corp.   C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
    Monro Muffler Brake, Inc.
    PSS World Medical, Inc.
    Teavana Holdings, Inc.

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