Liberty All-Star Equity Fund common stock (NYSE:USA) saw a significant drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 191,011 shares, a drop of 66.6% from the July 31st total of 572,283 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 639,651 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.3 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.

Shares of NYSE:USA traded up $0.01 during trading on Friday, reaching $6.72. The stock had a trading volume of 698,845 shares, compared to its average volume of 688,156. Liberty All-Star Equity Fund common stock has a 52 week low of $5.62 and a 52 week high of $6.82.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 27th were paid a $0.17 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 26th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.12%.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. 1607 Capital Partners LLC boosted its stake in Liberty All-Star Equity Fund common stock by 23.7% during the first quarter. 1607 Capital Partners LLC now owns 3,835,089 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock worth $23,509,000 after buying an additional 733,956 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in shares of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund common stock by 25.8% in the 1st quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 2,793,682 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $17,125,000 after purchasing an additional 573,160 shares in the last quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund common stock by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,283,183 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $14,612,000 after purchasing an additional 32,487 shares in the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its stake in shares of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund common stock by 74.7% in the 1st quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 1,711,725 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $10,493,000 after purchasing an additional 732,074 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Vident Investment Advisory LLC boosted its stake in shares of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund common stock by 2.9% in the 2nd quarter. Vident Investment Advisory LLC now owns 1,369,604 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $8,765,000 after purchasing an additional 38,946 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 17.74% of the company’s stock.

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