SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

November 09, 2012 09:00 ET

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

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

Liberty All-Star Growth Fund Monthly Update
Ticker: ASG October 12
   
Monthly Performance  
Performance NAV Market Price Discount
Beginning of month value $4.58 $4.23 7.6%
Distributions (Ex-Date October 31) $0.07 $0.07  
End of month value $4.38 $3.97 9.4%
Performance for month -2.84% -4.49%  
Performance year-to-date 9.96% 11.26%  
Past performance cannot predict future results      
       
       
 Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)      
 Total  $99.5    
 Equities  $99.3    
 Percent Invested  99.8%    
       
       
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End      
    (34.3% of equity portfolio)      
    (Rank from previous month)      
1   Apple, Inc. (1)   3.1%  
2   Salesforce.com, Inc. (2)   2.4%  
3   ACE Ltd. (3)   2.3%  
4   ARM Holdings PLC (8)   2.1%  
5   Oceaneering International, Inc. (4)   2.0%  
6   QUALCOMM, Inc. (5)   1.9%  
7   Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (10)   1.9%  
8   Fastenal Co. (9)   1.8%  
9   American Tower Corp., Class A (6)   1.8%  
10   Cerner Corp. (17)   1.7%  
11   Core Laboratories N.V. (7)   1.6%  
12   Signature Bank (13)   1.6%  
13   Precision Castparts Corp. (14)   1.5%  
14   Google, Inc., Class A (12)   1.4%  
15   LKQ Corp. (19)   1.4%  
16   Allergan, Inc. (16)   1.2%  
17   Schlumberger Ltd. (18)   1.2%  
18   Visa, Inc., Class A (22)   1.2%  
19   Liquidity Services, Inc. (15)   1.1%  
20   Silver Wheaton Corp. (25)   1.1%  
    Holdings are subject to change.      
           
           
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
    Information Technology   30.9%  
    Industrials   15.4%  
    Consumer Discretionary   14.5%  
    Health Care   12.2%  
    Financials   10.2%  
    Energy   7.8%  
    Consumer Staples   3.9%  
    Materials   2.7%  
    Telecommunication Services   1.8%  
    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
  AMETEK, Inc.     F5 Networks, Inc.
  Cepheid, Inc.     FMC Technologies, Inc.
  DSW, Inc., Class A.     MSCI, Inc.
  Forum Energy Technologies, Inc.     TripAdvisor, Inc.
  GNC Holdings, Inc., Class A      
  Herbalife Ltd.      
  Zillow, Inc.      

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