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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
1.00% 2.851B 0.05% 24.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
82.97M -8.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
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.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol ARGFX
Equity Style Mid Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Mid-Cap Value
Category Index Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD
Prospectus Objective Growth
Fund Owner Firm Name Ariel Investments
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Russell 2500 Value TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
John Rogers 35.76 yrs
John Miller 15.71 yrs
Kenneth Kuhrt 10.59 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1M
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6M
YTD
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5Y
10Y
 
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1 Year
% Rank: 18
82.97M
-5.840B Category Low
6.252B Category High
3 Months
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3 Years
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As of July 31, 2022

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of August 18, 2022. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
YTD
-4.10%
15.56%
15.88%
-13.67%
24.67%
10.02%
30.36%
-11.81%
1.38%
11.96%
21.83%
-4.38%
31.49%
18.40%
28.71%
-9.22%
-6.22%
12.66%
15.10%
-13.99%
24.60%
7.36%
25.86%
-8.89%
-15.39%
21.11%
14.96%
-13.28%
25.62%
6.90%
21.15%
-3.02%
-1.56%
22.84%
11.58%
-13.01%
28.88%
1.62%
23.14%
1.14%
-2.71%
18.68%
10.73%
-5.02%
27.34%
2.81%
9.48%
-4.29%
As of August 18, 2022.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (8-18-22) 0.05%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield (3-31-16) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 12.75
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of March 31, 2022

Growth Estimates

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As of March 31, 2022

Asset Allocation

As of March 31, 2022.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 3.61% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 96.39% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp Ordinary Shares - Class A 6.05% 65.04 3.73%
Paramount Global Class B 4.70% 25.82 -0.58%
Northern Institutional Treasury Premier 3.93% 1.00 0.00%
Lazard Ltd Shs A 3.84% 38.25 -1.87%
Adtalem Global Education Inc 3.79% 39.15 2.09%
Mattel Inc 3.65% 24.08 -0.08%
Jones Lang LaSalle Inc 3.36% 182.89 -2.17%
Northern Trust Corp 3.30% 100.43 -2.21%
Mohawk Industries Inc 3.26% 117.93 -3.44%
Gentex Corp 3.03% 28.87 -1.60%

Fees & Availability

Fees
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Administration Fee --
Performance Fee --
Switching Fee --
Transaction Fee --
Maximum Front Load --
Maximum Deferred Load --
Maximum Redemption Fee --
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
Purchase Details
Open to New Investors Yes
Open to Existing Investors Yes
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Basic Info

Investment Strategy
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.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol ARGFX
Equity Style Mid Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Mid-Cap Value
Category Index Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD
Prospectus Objective Growth
Fund Owner Firm Name Ariel Investments
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Russell 2500 Value TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
John Rogers 35.76 yrs
John Miller 15.71 yrs
Kenneth Kuhrt 10.59 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (8-18-22) 0.05%
30-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 12.75
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of March 31, 2022

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As of March 31, 2022

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 11/6/1986
Last Annual Report Date 9/30/2021
Last Prospectus Date 2/1/2022
Share Classes
ARAIX Inst
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
Socially Responsible Fund No

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