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) 8,657

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

Sector Weighting

Basic Materials 2.18%
Capital Goods 6.82%
Conglomerates 0.03%
Consumer Cyclical 7.86%
Consumer/Non-Cyclical 4.88%
Energy 3.88%
Financial 18.99%
Healthcare 10.4%
Services 31.99%
Technology 11.88%
Transportation 0.31%
Utilities 0.21%

197 Positions as of 03/31/2015

Company Class Value of Shares ($1,000s) ▼ Change in Value ($1,000s) Change (%) Shares Held
JANUS CAP GROUP INC COM 128,728 -28,135 (17.94) 7,858,859
AFLAC INC COM 123,738 18,731 17.84 1,931,904
NORTHERN TR CORP COM 117,600 2,141 1.85 1,537,461
SIMPSON MANUFACTURING CO INC COM 114,787 919 .81 3,204,540
BRADY CORP CL A 111,754 6,795 6.47 4,751,462
ZIMMER BIOMET HLDGS INC COM 110,356 2,023 1.87 1,060,404
GILEAD SCIENCES INC COM 105,089 10,471 11.07 891,645
SOTHEBYS COM 103,370 -15,786 (13.25) 2,471,184
DUN & BRADSTREET CORP DEL NEW COM 102,851 -595 (0.58) 824,326
OMNICOM GROUP INC COM 101,952 14,066 16.01 1,395,069
MTS SYS CORP COM 100,860 7,398 7.92 1,561,055
ST JUDE MED INC COM 94,534 4,477 4.97 1,280,608
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD COM 94,008 -7,093 (7.02) 1,046,276
CBS CORP (CLASS B) CL B 93,776 1,805 1.96 1,753,813
MEREDITH CORP COM 92,419 -7,943 (7.91) 1,928,616
FAIR ISAAC CORP COM 91,203 -39,737 (30.35) 1,005,658
MICROSOFT CORP COM 90,601 15,569 20.75 1,940,065
MOHAWK INDS INC COM 89,813 -94 (0.1) 445,522
FRANKLIN RES INC COM 88,203 3,928 4.66 1,936,408
ILLINOIS TOOL WKS INC COM 82,771 1,411 1.73 925,123