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 that have market capitalizations within the range of the companies in the Russell 2500TM Index, measured at the time of initial purchase.


1 month+7.38% 3 years+0.68%
3 months+6.01% 5 years+4.56%
1 year-5.65% Since inception+10.19%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap value

Performance 5-yr return+4.56%+4.93%
Expense ratio1.02%1.08%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.300.30
Net assets$1.6B$1.7B
Average market cap$5.6B$10.9B
Average P/E14.017.5
Portfolio turnover22%22%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAriel Investments
Fund manager & tenureJohn Rogers / 33 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock98.11%
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
MAT Mattel Inc4.20%
LAZ Lazard Ltd4.20%
KKR KKR & Co Inc4.17%
SRCL Stericycle Inc4.14%
MHK Mohawk Industries Inc3.88%
NVST Envista Holdings Corp3.86%
NTRS Northern Trust3.59%
LH Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings3.47%
SNA Snap-On Inc3.38%