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Ariel Fund Institutional Class (ARAIX)

70.30
Net Asset Value
+0.80%
1 Day
+9.26%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap value
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
0.72%
Expense Ratio
High
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.

Performance

1 month+5.25% 3 years+10.59%
3 months+10.44% 5 years+16.34%
1 year+14.25% Since inception+16.89%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap value

 ARAIXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+16.34%+12.71%
Expense ratio0.72%1.15%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.101.17
Net assets$2.3B$1.8B
Average market cap$5.3B$10.9B
Average P/E17.719.3
Portfolio turnover14%14%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAriel Investments
Fund manager & tenureJohn Rogers / 31 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

U.S. stock96.56%
International stock2.67%
Cash0.77%
Fixed income0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
KKR KKR & Co LP4.93%
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corp4.71%
LAZ Lazard Ltd4.56%
RCL Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd3.82%
KMT Kennametal Inc3.69%
JLL Jones Lang LaSalle Inc3.60%
CBG CBRE Group Inc3.51%
MSGN MSG Networks Inc3.50%
FAF First American Financial Corp3.42%
NTRS Northern Trust3.00%