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Ariel Fund Institutional Class (ARAIX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests in small/mid cap undervalued companies that show strong potential for growth. It invests primarily in equity securities of U.S. companies, and the fund generally will invest in companies with market capitalizations between $1 billion and $7.5 billion, measured at the time of initial purchase.


1 month+2.70% 3 years+11.00%
3 months+3.92% 5 years+15.92%
1 year+21.31% Since inception+17.37%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap blend

Performance 5-yr return+15.92%+11.50%
Expense ratio0.72%1.13%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.990.98
Net assets$2.4B$2.0B
Average market cap$5.1B$7.1B
Average P/E19.720.9
Portfolio turnover20%20%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAriel Investments, LLC
Fund manager & tenureJohn Rogers / 30 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock92.19%
International stock0.00%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
LAZ Lazard Ltd4.38%
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corp4.23%
KKR KKR & Co LP4.16%
TGNA Tegna Inc3.55%
RCL Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd3.46%
CBG CBRE Group Inc3.43%
KMT Kennametal Inc3.32%
JLL Jones Lang LaSalle Inc3.29%
VIAB Viacom3.05%
MSGN MSG Networks Inc3.05%