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
ACACIA RESH CORP ACACIA TCH COM 16,768 3,898 30.29 1,673,475
BIO RAD LABS INC CL A 145,722 -915 (0.62) 1,060,567
BRADY CORP CL A 122,766 3,690 3.10 4,462,578
BROADCOM CORP CL A 27,186 6,355 30.51 598,273
CBRE GROUP INC CL A 146,646 -6,233 (4.08) 3,835,896
COWEN GROUP INC NEW CL A 58,815 -3,245 (5.23) 10,175,653
GAIAM INC CL A 5,812 -306 (5) 836,310
INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY CORP CL A 237,059 3,584 1.54 6,415,666
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CO CL A 127,851 -24,842 (16.27) 1,565,646
MANNING & NAPIER INC CL A 13,406 13,406 New 1,152,730
MATTHEWS INTL CORP CL A 15,584 110 .71 305,567
PANERA BREAD CO CL A 1,994 -3,465 (63.47) 10,916
TOWERS WATSON & CO CL A 45,479 4,789 11.77 352,140
ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES CORP CL A 34,591 35 .10 353,039
CBS CORP (CLASS B) CL B 106,007 24,849 30.62 1,720,057
VIACOM INC NEW CL B 64,097 6,562 11.41 906,607
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC DEL CL B NEW 9,111 2,130 30.50 63,968
AFLAC INC COM 105,204 8,664 8.97 1,639,462
ALTERA CORP COM 3,958 2,150 118.93 94,030
AMERICAN ELECTRIC TECH INC COM 8,851 441 5.25 1,600,499