|By Marketwired .||
|November 9, 2012 09:00 AM EST||
BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/09/12 -- 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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