ARIEL INVESTMENTS, LLC Information

200 EAST RANDOLPH STREET, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60601, (312) 726-0140

Report Date: 12/31/2014

Position Statistics

Total Positions 194
New Positions 10
Increased Positions 105
Decreased Positions 83
Positions with Activity 188
Sold Out Positions 4
Total Mkt Value (in $ millions) 9,179

Institutional Holdings information is filed by major institutions on form 13-F with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Sector Weighting

Basic Materials 2.11%
Capital Goods 5.65%
Conglomerates 0.03%
Consumer Cyclical 7.24%
Consumer/Non-Cyclical 4.31%
Energy 4.41%
Financial 20.35%
Healthcare 11.91%
Services 32.81%
Technology 10.71%
Transportation 0.35%
Utilities 0.1%

188 Activity Positions as of 12/31/2014

Company Class Value of Shares ($1,000s) ▼ Change in Value ($1,000s) Change (%) Shares Held
RENTECH INC COM 22,818 6,050 36.08 18,857,659
PC-TEL INC COM 22,401 -352 (1.55) 2,986,847
QLOGIC CORP COM 21,510 4,866 29.23 1,416,066
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC SPONS ADR A 21,129 -1,008 (4.55) 335,600
FURMANITE CORPORATION COM 20,199 2,491 14.07 2,675,316
AV HOMES INC COM 19,671 -517 (2.56) 1,245,764
US BANCORP DEL COM NEW 19,269 4,500 30.47 449,995
CENTURY CASINOS INC COM 18,585 3,063 19.74 3,031,885
SPARTAN MTRS INC COM 18,566 -329 (1.74) 3,720,639
PRIVATEBANCORP INC COM 18,148 123 .68 492,348
CPI AEROSTRUCTURES INC COM NEW 17,997 326 1.85 1,571,757
TELENAV INC COM 17,770 -143 (0.8) 1,965,654
PHILIP MORRIS INTL INC COM 17,506 5,772 49.19 209,522
HCC INS HLDGS INC COM 17,471 218 1.27 301,224
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC COM 17,466 17,466 New 348,964
PERCEPTRON INC COM 17,403 -39 (0.23) 1,321,395
ACACIA RESH CORP ACACIA TCH COM 16,768 3,898 30.29 1,673,475
ASTRO-MED INC NEW COM 16,370 56 .34 1,167,646
ISHARES TR RUS 2000 VAL ETF 16,079 16,079 New 154,683
MATTHEWS INTL CORP CL A 15,584 110 .71 305,567