SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

October 12, 2012 09:01 ET

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

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 12, 2012) - Below is the September 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG)

         
Liberty All-Star Growth Fund         Monthly Update
Ticker: ASG         September 12
             
Monthly Performance    
Performance   NAV   Market Price   Discount
Beginning of month value   $4.48   $4.07   9.2%
Distributions   -   -    
End of month value   $4.58   $4.23   7.6%
Performance for month   2.23%   3.93%    
Performance year-to-date   13.17%   16.50%    
Past performance cannot predict future results        
 
             
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)        
Total   $104.2        
Equities   $100.9        
Percent Invested   96.8%        
         
         
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End    
    (34.3% of equity portfolio)    
    (Rank from previous month)    
1   Apple, Inc. (1)   3.4%
2   Salesforce.com, Inc. (2)   2.5%
3   ACE Ltd. (3)   2.2%
4   Oceaneering International, Inc. (4)   2.1%
5   QUALCOMM, Inc. (5)   2.0%
6   American Tower Corp., Class A (6)   1.9%
7   Core Laboratories N.V. (7)   1.8%
8   ARM Holdings PLC (8)   1.8%
9   Fastenal Co. (11)   1.7%
10   Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (10)   1.7%
11   IHS, Inc., Class A (9)   1.5%
12   Google, Inc., Class A (15)   1.5%
13   Signature Bank (12)   1.5%
14   Precision Castparts Corp. (14)   1.4%
15   Liquidity Services, Inc. (13)   1.3%
16   Allergan, Inc. (18)   1.2%
17   Cerner Corp. (21)   1.2%
18   Schlumberger Ltd. (17)   1.2%
19   LKQ Corp. (16)   1.2%
20   Amazon.com, Inc. (20)   1.2%
    Holdings are subject to change.    
         
         
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*    
  Information Technology   32.0%    
  Industrials   14.7%    
  Consumer Discretionary   14.0%    
  Health Care   11.8%    
  Financials   10.0%    
  Energy   8.9%    
  Consumer Staples   3.3%    
  Materials   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
  Monster Beverage Corp.         Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc.
          Ctrip.com International Ltd.
         

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