Liberty All Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Up in Q2 2017

November 15, 2017 - By Migdalia James

 Liberty All Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index  Up in  Q2 2017

Sentiment for Liberty All Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA)

Liberty All Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) institutional sentiment increased to 1.79 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.39, from 1.4 in 2017Q1. The ratio is more positive, as 59 active investment managers started new and increased stock positions, while 33 sold and trimmed stakes in Liberty All Star Equity Fund. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now have: 52.98 million shares, down from 54.82 million shares in 2017Q1. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Liberty All Star Equity Fund in their top 10 stock positions decreased from 6 to 4 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 7 Reduced: 26 Increased: 46 New Position: 13.

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment fund. The company has market cap of $1.16 billion. The Fund seeks total investment return comprising long-term capital appreciation and current income through investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities. It currently has negative earnings. It allocates its portfolio assets on an approximately equal basis among several independent investment management organizations having various investment styles recommended and monitored by its investment advisor.

About 162,926 shares traded. Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) has risen 12.45% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.25% the S&P500.

Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Llc holds 3.9% of its portfolio in Liberty All-Star Equity Fund for 1.39 million shares. Shaker Financial Services Llc owns 1.01 million shares or 3.22% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. has 2.58% invested in the company for 1.04 million shares. The New Jersey-based Bulldog Investors Llc has invested 2.27% in the stock. Rivernorth Capital Management Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 5.21 million shares.#img1#

More notable recent Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Liberty All-Star Equity Fund: It’s Not As Bad As You Think” on October 03, 2017, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Equity Fund Declares Distribution” published on November 06, 2017, Marketwatch.com published: “6.12” on July 11, 2011. More interesting news about Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Activist Investors Have Targeted The Liberty All-Star Equity Fund” published on July 21, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “USA Ex-Dividend Reminder – 11/16/17” with publication date: November 14, 2017.

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