Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Company Profile (NYSE:USA)

About Liberty All-Star Equity Fund

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund logoLiberty All-Star Equity Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks total investment return comprising long-term capital appreciation and current income through investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities. The Fund invests in various sectors, including financials, information technology, healthcare, consumer discretionary, consumer staples, industrials, energy, materials, utilities and telecommunication services. The Fund's investment advisor is ALPS Advisors, Inc. (AAI). Its investment managers include Cornerstone Capital Management LLC (Cornerstone), Aristotle Capital Management, LLC., Pzena Investment Management, LLC (Pzena), and TCW Investment Management Company (TCW). Schneider Capital Management Corporation (Schneider) is the Fund's portfolio manager.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Equity
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: USA
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.44
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $5.40
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $5.19
  • 52-Week Range: $4.61 - $5.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 90.67
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Beta: 1.22
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $34.36 (531.59% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/1/2016Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$25.00View Rating Details
10/14/2016Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
9/27/2016Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$64.00View Rating Details
8/17/2016Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/20/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncInitiated CoverageBuy$70.00View Rating Details
7/14/2016Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeHold -> Buy$26.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeUnderperform -> Market Perform$4.51View Rating Details
4/18/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/11/2016Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$3.91 -> $17.00View Rating Details
3/24/2016Topeka Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
2/16/2016Clarkson CapitalInitiated CoverageNeutral$12.25View Rating Details
12/15/2015Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$33.37 -> $48.00View Rating Details
7/24/2015CIBCInitiated CoverageOutperform$12.78View Rating Details
6/26/2015DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageBuy$13.50View Rating Details
6/19/2015HC WainwrightInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
6/16/2015BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$35.00View Rating Details
5/26/2015TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> Buy$47.00View Rating Details
4/30/2015Barrington ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
4/22/2015Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$111.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details
4/21/2015Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Initiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/1/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA)
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.06 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA)
Annual Dividend:$0.12
Dividend Yield:2.21%
Dividend Growth:14.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:200.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/6/2017quarterly$0.139.63%2/15/20172/17/20173/6/2017
10/18/2016quarterly$0.129.47%10/26/201610/28/20161/3/2017
7/19/2016quarterly$0.129.25%7/27/20167/29/20169/12/2016
4/19/2016quarterly$0.129.38%4/27/20164/29/20166/13/2016
1/12/2016quarterly$0.129.78%1/20/20161/22/20163/7/2016
10/20/2015quarterly$0.139.65%10/28/201510/30/20151/4/2016
4/21/2015quarterly$0.149.36%4/29/20155/1/20156/15/2015
1/13/2015quarterly$0.106.88%1/21/20151/23/20153/9/2015
10/20/2014quarterly$0.096.28%10/29/201410/31/20141/2/2015
7/21/2014quarterly$0.106.6%7/30/20148/1/20149/15/2014
4/21/2014quarterly$0.106.75%4/30/20145/2/20146/16/2014
1/13/2014quarterly$0.106.84%1/22/20141/24/20143/10/2014
10/21/2013quarterly$0.1010/30/201311/1/20131/2/2014
7/22/2013quarterly$0.097/31/20138/2/20139/16/2013
4/22/2013quarterly$0.086.3%5/1/20135/3/20136/17/2013
1/14/2013quarterly$0.086.56%1/23/20131/25/20133/11/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.06%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 29.20%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/17/2016John A BenningInsiderSell10,000$5.18$51,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016John A BenningInsiderSell5,000$5.16$25,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Richard Carl RantzowInsiderBuy3,000$5.89$17,670.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2015Richard Carl RantzowInsiderSell3,665$5.80$21,257.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Dst Systems IncInsiderSell409,999$5.78$2,369,794.22View SEC Filing  
4/9/2013John A BenningInsiderSell12,000$5.13$61,560.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA)
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What is Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's stock symbol?

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "USA."

How often does Liberty All-Star Equity Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund?

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 17th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, March 6th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 15th.

Where is Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's stock going? Where will Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's stock price be in 2017?

10 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's shares. Their predictions range from $4.51 to $70.00. On average, they expect Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's share price to reach $34.36 in the next year.

Who owns Liberty All-Star Equity Fund stock?

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Karpus Management Inc. (0.00%), Saba Capital Management L.P. (0.00%), Bulldog Investors LLC (0.00%), Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. (0.00%), Clough Capital Partners L P (0.00%) and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.41%). Company insiders that own Liberty All-Star Equity Fund stock include John A Benning and Richard Carl Rantzow.

Who sold Liberty All-Star Equity Fund stock? Who is selling Liberty All-Star Equity Fund stock?

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ancora Advisors LLC, GRT Capital Partners L.L.C., Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., CNH Partners LLC and Private Advisor Group LLC.

Who bought Liberty All-Star Equity Fund stock? Who is buying Liberty All-Star Equity Fund stock?

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc., Saba Capital Management L.P., Clough Capital Partners L P, Bulldog Investors LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Karpus Management Inc., National Planning Corp and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc..

How do I buy Liberty All-Star Equity Fund stock?

Shares of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund stock cost?

One share of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.44.

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) Chart for Wednesday, March, 1, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA)

Last Updated on 3/1/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff