ARIEL INVESTMENTS, LLC Information

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

Report Date: 03/31/2015

Position Statistics

Total Positions 197
New Positions 4
Increased Positions 125
Decreased Positions 64
Positions with Activity 189
Sold Out Positions 7
Total Mkt Value (in $ millions) 8,647

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

Sector Weighting

Basic Materials 2.16%
Capital Goods 7.01%
Conglomerates 0.03%
Consumer Cyclical 7.83%
Consumer/Non-Cyclical 4.84%
Energy 3.97%
Financial 19.11%
Healthcare 10.32%
Services 31.72%
Technology 11.93%
Transportation 0.31%
Utilities 0.21%

189 Activity Positions as of 03/31/2015

Company ▲ Class Value of Shares ($1,000s) Change in Value ($1,000s) Change (%) Shares Held
ACACIA RESH CORP ACACIA TCH COM 19,739 3,824 24.03 2,075,577
ACCENTURE PLC IRELAND SHS CLASS A 3,658 522 16.64 35,637
AFLAC INC COM 123,719 18,728 17.84 1,931,904
ALTERA CORP COM 9,746 5,060 107.97 195,555
AMERICAN ELECTRIC TECH INC COM 6,883 1 .01 1,600,724
AMERICAN EXPRESS CO COM 1,552 1,013 187.91 20,390
ANIXTER INTL INC COM 146,286 67,372 85.37 2,231,671
ANSYS INC COM 7,261 3,495 92.80 77,485
APACHE CORP COM 2,975 98 3.39 64,000
ASTRO-MED INC NEW COM 16,421 16 .10 1,168,773
AV HOMES INC COM 17,384 -617 (3.43) 1,203,060
AXT INC COM 6,439 5,372 503.35 2,705,520
BAIDU INC SPON ADR REP A 46,434 16,605 55.67 266,144
BALLANTYNE STRONG INC COM 9,695 112 1.17 2,098,507
BANCO SANTANDER CHILE NEW SP ADR REP COM 19,962 5,544 38.45 990,174
BANK NEW YORK MELLON CORP COM 5,123 4 .09 116,615
BARRICK GOLD CORP COM 2,583 311 13.68 366,338
BED BATH & BEYOND INC COM 5,722 112 2 87,725
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC DEL CL B NEW 10,609 1,471 16.10 74,266
BIO RAD LABS INC CL A 172,096 12,152 7.60 1,141,142