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Ariel Fund Investor Class (ARGFX)

67.98
Net Asset Value
+0.47%
1 Day
+5.67%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap value
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.02%
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+0.43% 3 years+7.62%
3 months+1.12% 5 years+16.65%
1 year+18.14% Since inception+11.37%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap value

 ARGFXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+16.65%+12.02%
Expense ratio1.02%1.17%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.121.21
Net assets$2.3B$1.8B
Average market cap$5.1B$9.9B
Average P/E19.717.8
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$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

U.S. stock92.19%
Cash7.81%
International stock0.00%
Fixed income0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 20.30%
Media 17.03%
Consumer goods 15.07%
Business service 14.26%
Consumer service 13.93%
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%