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Ariel Fund Investor Class (ARGFX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap blend
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-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.


1 month-3.06% 3 years+8.60%
3 months+9.62% 5 years+8.97%
1 year-11.19% Since inception+11.12%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap blend

Performance 5-yr return+8.97%+7.75%
Expense ratio1.02%1.17%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.520.57
Net assets$2.0B$1.6B
Average market cap$3.8B$6.6B
Average P/E17.916.9
Portfolio turnover25%25%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

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


U.S. stock99.40%
International stock0.00%
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
LAZ Lazard Ltd4.61%
KKR KKR & Co LP4.36%
TGNA Tegna Inc4.03%
BRC Brady Corp3.73%
KMT Kennametal Inc3.69%
IPG Interpublic Group of Companies Inc3.32%
MDP Meredith Corp3.27%
JLL Jones Lang LaSalle Inc3.26%
JNS Janus Capital Group Inc3.24%
RCL Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd3.19%

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