Ariel Fund Investor Class (ARGFX)

70.95
Net Asset Value
-0.25%
1 Day
+1.39%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap value
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.01%
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+0.06% 3 years+6.88%
3 months-3.36% 5 years+12.00%
1 year+12.29% Since inception+11.35%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap value

 ARGFXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+12.00%+10.06%
Expense ratio1.01%1.13%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.820.88
Net assets$2.3B$1.8B
Average market cap$5.7B$10.4B
Average P/E15.715.7
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--

Holdings

U.S. stock95.59%
Cash4.41%
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
KKR KKR & Co LP4.33%
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corp4.10%
MSGN MSG Networks Inc3.88%
LAZ Lazard Ltd3.82%
FAF First American Financial Corp3.56%
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc3.46%
JLL Jones Lang LaSalle Inc3.45%
KMT Kennametal Inc3.17%
NTRS Northern Trust3.08%
SJM J M Smucker Co3.06%