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Ariel Fund Investor Class (ARGFX)

63.45
Net Asset Value
+0.09%
1 Day
+6.76%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap blend
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-sized undervalued companies that show strong potential for growth. It invests primarily in equity securities of U.S. companies, and the fund generally will have a weighted average market capitalization between $1 billion and $7.5 billion.

Performance

1 month-1.68% 3 years+8.26%
3 months+13.38% 5 years+16.71%
1 year+11.94% Since inception+11.23%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap blend

 ARGFXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+16.71%+8.26%
Expense ratio1.02%1.15%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.870.89
Net assets$2.0B$1.7B
Average market cap$3.8B$6.9B
Average P/E15.618.5
Portfolio turnover25%25%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAriel Investments, LLC
Fund manager & tenureJohn Rogers / 29 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

U.S. stock99.22%
Cash0.78%
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 LP4.00%
LAZ Lazard Ltd3.86%
BRC Brady Corp3.79%
TGNA Tegna Inc3.74%
MDP Meredith Corp3.73%
KMT Kennametal Inc3.68%
DNB Dun & Bradstreet Corp3.47%
IPG Interpublic Group of Companies Inc3.28%
JNS Janus Capital Group Inc3.22%
SJM J M Smucker Co3.10%

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