Ariel Fund Investor Class (ARGFX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap value
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-0.07% 3 years+7.91%
3 months+3.21% 5 years+13.07%
1 year+13.70% Since inception+11.56%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap value

Performance 5-yr return+13.07%+13.25%
Expense ratio1.01%1.13%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.940.98
Net assets$2.3B$1.8B
Average market cap$5.7B$10.7B
Average P/E18.615.5
Portfolio turnover14%14%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

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


U.S. stock93.58%
International stock2.79%
Fixed income0.00%
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
KKR KKR & Co LP4.85%
KMT Kennametal Inc4.21%
LAZ Lazard Ltd4.18%
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corp4.01%
MSGN MSG Networks Inc3.62%
JLL Jones Lang LaSalle Inc3.58%
FAF First American Financial Corp3.53%
CBRE CBRE Group Inc3.49%
NTRS Northern Trust3.10%
TGNA Tegna Inc3.10%