ARAIX: Ariel Fund Institutional

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ARAIX Ariel Fund Institutional


Profile

ARAIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -21.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -8.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -7.7%
  • Net Assets $1.53 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 41.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$51.35
$36.43
$67.64

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.70%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -21.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.31%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Ariel Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Ariel Investments
  • Inception Date
    Dec 30, 2011
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    John Rogers

Fund Description

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.


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Performance

ARAIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ARAIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -21.1% -36.0% 0.0% 61.52%
1 Yr -18.6% -92.8% 9.1% 74.14%
3 Yr -8.7%* -57.9% 1.0% 55.07%
5 Yr -7.7%* -39.4% 3.4% 71.01%
10 Yr N/A* -18.6% 8.5% 5.88%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ARAIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.6% -92.4% 35.0% 72.80%
2018 -21.0% -36.8% -7.9% 45.73%
2017 8.8% -16.5% 19.3% 38.72%
2016 8.2% -14.6% 28.1% 82.02%
2015 -17.2% -36.5% 0.2% 77.59%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ARAIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -21.1% -36.0% 0.0% 61.52%
1 Yr -18.6% -92.8% 9.1% 74.14%
3 Yr -3.7%* -57.7% 3.3% 36.23%
5 Yr -0.4%* -39.0% 6.4% 43.65%
10 Yr N/A* -18.4% 10.1% 10.86%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ARAIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.6% -92.4% 35.0% 72.80%
2018 -13.3% -32.7% -4.1% 26.45%
2017 16.3% 0.5% 26.9% 13.41%
2016 15.9% -2.5% 29.0% 59.62%
2015 -3.7% -25.7% 5.0% 34.45%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

ARAIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ARAIX Category Low Category High ARAIX % Rank
Net Assets 1.53 B 708 K 16.7 B 27.79%
Number of Holdings 36 3 2516 95.32%
Net Assets in Top 10 564 M 157 K 2.7 B 18.96%
Weighting of Top 10 41.90% 8.1% 99.9% 2.34%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. KKR & Co Inc 5.19%
  2. Northern Trust Corp 4.62%
  3. Mattel Inc 4.50%
  4. Zebra Technologies Corp 4.44%
  5. Lazard Ltd Shs A 4.10%
  6. Stericycle Inc 4.06%
  7. The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc 3.82%
  8. Adtalem Global Education Inc 3.80%
  9. Jones Lang LaSalle Inc 3.76%
  10. JM Smucker Co 3.62%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ARAIX % Rank
Stocks
98.87% 85.33% 100.22% 27.27%
Cash
1.13% -0.65% 14.67% 71.43%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.35% 59.74%
Other
0.00% -0.09% 3.69% 61.30%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 58.96%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.28% 61.82%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ARAIX % Rank
Financial Services
21.09% 0.76% 33.19% 36.88%
Industrials
17.53% 1.93% 26.87% 24.68%
Communication Services
15.17% 0.00% 28.56% 1.30%
Consumer Cyclical
11.19% 1.64% 24.09% 39.74%
Consumer Defense
9.52% 0.00% 26.48% 14.81%
Technology
8.93% 0.00% 21.67% 60.52%
Healthcare
8.64% 0.04% 44.74% 53.25%
Real Estate
7.19% 0.00% 19.27% 62.60%
Energy
0.74% 0.00% 20.66% 91.17%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 18.77% 94.81%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 17.04% 99.22%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ARAIX % Rank
US
98.87% 80.90% 99.46% 1.82%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 13.70% 95.06%

Expenses

ARAIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ARAIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.70% 0.07% 27.75% 90.57%
Management Fee 0.59% 0.00% 1.20% 18.70%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

ARAIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

ARAIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

ARAIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 22.00% 6.00% 204.00% 14.47%

Distributions

ARAIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ARAIX Category Low Category High ARAIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 13.29% 60.26%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ARAIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ARAIX Category Low Category High ARAIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.31% -0.89% 2.49% 31.32%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ARAIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

ARAIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John Rogers


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 06, 1986

33.5

33.5%

John W. Rogers, Jr., Chairman, CEO, CIO, founded Ariel Investments in 1983 to focus on undervalued small- and medium-sized companies showing strong growth potential. As CIO, Rogers is the Lead Portfolio Manager. Previously, Rogers worked as a stockbroker for William Blair & Company, LLC. He received an AB in Economics in 1980 from Princeton University.

John Miller


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 20, 2006

13.45

13.5%

John P. Miller, CFA, is a Senior Vice President for Ariel Investments, LLC. John has served on Ariel's Investment Team for almost two decades and inherently embodies a strong value discipline. As portfolio manager, he works side-by-side with lead portfolio manager John W. Rogers, Jr. on stock selection for Ariel Fund as well as the firm's small and small/mid cap portfolios. Additionally, he oversees the firm's proprietary research in the asset management and media/entertainment industries. Prior to joining Ariel in 1989, John worked in Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.'s institutional equity division. He is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Chicago as well as a board member of Voices for Illinois Children. John earned his MBA from the University of Chicago and received a BB in management from Western Illinois University. John Miller’s Career Start Date is 05/01/1987.

Kenneth Kuhrt


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 30, 2011

8.34

8.3%

Kenneth E. Kuhrt, CPA, is a Senior Vice President for Ariel Investments, LLC. Ken serves as portfolio manager for our micro-cap, small cap deep value, small cap, and small/mid cap value products. As a research analyst, Ken covers consumer services and industrial companies. Prior to joining Ariel as a research analyst in 2004, Ken spent more than two years with William Blair & Company, LLC, most recently as a senior investment banking analyst. He also worked as a senior auditor at KPMG, LLP. Ken earned a BS in accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Ken is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 33.5 7.61 8.84