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) 9,006

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

Sector Weighting

Basic Materials 2.19%
Capital Goods 5.58%
Conglomerates 0.03%
Consumer Cyclical 7.22%
Consumer/Non-Cyclical 4.32%
Energy 4.11%
Financial 19.92%
Healthcare 11.99%
Services 33.43%
Technology 10.73%
Transportation 0.36%
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
ARC DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS INC COM -15,482 Sold Out 0
AUTOLIV INC COM -976 Sold Out 0
MINDRAY MEDICAL INTL LTD SPON ADR -2,143 Sold Out 0
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP SP ADR REP2COM -2,073 Sold Out 0
WISCONSIN ENERGY CORP COM 443 -1,668 (79.01) 8,950
COSTCO WHSL CORP NEW COM 513 -278 (35.09) 3,389
AMERICAN EXPRESS CO COM 553 124 28.95 7,082
HSBC HLDGS PLC SPON ADR NEW 895 -1,289 (59.02) 21,019
ISHARES TR MSCI UTD KNGDM 924 924 New 51,300
KINDRED BIOSCIENCES INC COM 960 960 New 134,425
AXT INC COM 1,206 1,206 New 448,415
M & T BK CORP COM 1,242 285 29.77 9,781
STATE STR CORP COM 1,358 310 29.56 18,470
MB FINANCIAL INC NEW COM 1,686 -282 (14.32) 53,850
PANERA BREAD CO CL A 1,747 -3,035 (63.47) 10,916
CME GROUP INC COM 2,053 2,053 New 21,672
VANGUARD INTL EQUITY INDEX FD FTSE PACIFIC ETF 2,148 -1,602 (42.72) 35,058
SUPERIOR INDS INTL INC COM 2,430 194 8.65 128,375
GULF ISLAND FABRICATION INC COM 2,483 -537 (17.79) 167,100
GRUPO FINANCIERO SANTANDER MEX SPON ADR SHS B 2,563 1,775 225.33 234,737