Liberty All-Star(R) Growth Fund, Inc. July 2012 Monthly Update

Marketwired

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire -08/09/12)- Below is the July 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (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

Contact:
Contact Information:
Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc.
1-800-241-1850
www.all-starfunds.com

View Comments