Ariel Fund Investor Class

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Performance

Trailing returns

1 day
   
-0.83%  
1 week   +1.46%
   
4 week
   
-2.00%  
3 month   +3.06%
   
YTD   +6.53%
   
1 year   +10.92%
   
3 years*   +8.71%
   
5 years*   +18.08%
   
*annualized
Best 3 month return+51.71%  
Worst 3 month return-41.93%  

Morningstar statistics

Morningstar category: Mid-Cap Blend
  Return Risk Rating
3 years Above Average High
5 years High High
10 years Average High
Overall Above Average High
Morningstar style  Learn more
      Large
      Mid
      Small
Value Blend Growth  

Key statistics

Total assets2.01B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio1.02%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyAriel Investments, LLC 

Asset allocation

Cash0.78%  
Stocks99.22%  
Bonds0.00%  
Other0.00%  

Purchase information

Initial$1,000  
Additional$100  
62.67-0.64(-1.01%)
Sep 25, 8:00PM EDT Overall Morningstar RatingTM

Description

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.
Fund filings (PDF) »
Asset managers:
Kenneth Kuhrt (Started: Dec 30, 2011)
John Rogers (Started: Nov 6, 1986)
John Miller (Started: Nov 20, 2006)
Advisor Company:
Ariel Investments, LLC
Fund family reports on Morningstar »
Level 36, Gateway Tower, 1 Macquarie Place, Chicago IL 60601, USA

Risk

  1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years  
Alpha* -8.86 -4.74 -4.70 -1.94
Beta* 1.49 1.34 1.41 1.47
Mean annual return 0.82 0.97 1.31 0.84
R-squared* 88.93 83.10 84.90 83.35
Standard deviation 20.44 16.03 17.95 24.64
Sharpe ratio 0.47 0.72 0.87 0.37
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
KKR & Co LP (KKR) 4.00%  
Lazard Ltd Shs A (LAZ) 3.86%  
Brady Corp Class A (BRC) 3.79%  
Tegna Inc (TGNA) 3.74%  
Meredith Corp (MDP) 3.73%  
Kennametal Inc (KMT) 3.68%  
Dun & Bradstreet Corp (DNB) 3.47%  
The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (IPG) 3.28%  
Janus Capital Group Inc (JNS) 3.22%  
JM Smucker Co (SJM) 3.10%