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) 9,166

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

Sector Weighting

Basic Materials 2.07%
Capital Goods 5.59%
Conglomerates 0.03%
Consumer Cyclical 7.26%
Consumer/Non-Cyclical 4.3%
Energy 4.33%
Financial 20.44%
Healthcare 11.92%
Services 32.81%
Technology 10.79%
Transportation 0.35%
Utilities 0.1%

194 Positions as of 12/31/2014

Company Class Value of Shares ($1,000s) ▼ Change in Value ($1,000s) Change (%) Shares Held
LITTELFUSE INC COM 84,940 -35 (0.04) 883,410
GILEAD SCIENCES INC COM 83,247 16,478 24.68 802,803
CONTANGO OIL & GAS COMPANY COM NEW 81,958 6 .01 3,749,217
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD COM 81,545 -17,189 (17.41) 1,125,221
MOHAWK INDS INC COM 79,948 359 .45 445,987
MICROSOFT CORP COM 76,911 13,154 20.63 1,606,672
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC COM 75,477 5,175 7.36 580,501
BLACKSTONE GROUP L P COM UNIT LTD 66,994 47 .07 1,617,812
HARMAN INTL INDS INC COM 64,623 13,953 27.54 445,368
VIACOM INC NEW CL B 64,133 6,566 11.41 906,607
JOHNSON & JOHNSON COM 63,896 9,655 17.80 632,132
COACH INC COM 62,060 -6,857 (9.95) 1,455,109
COWEN GROUP INC NEW CL A 59,121 -3,262 (5.23) 10,175,653
GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC SPONSORED ADR 48,683 1,830 3.91 1,044,923
VANGUARD TAX MANAGED INTL FD FTSE DEV MKT ETF 46,803 35,692 321.26 1,116,208
TOWERS WATSON & CO CL A 45,352 4,776 11.77 352,140
TEAM INC COM 44,787 -1,663 (3.58) 1,110,233
GRAHAM HLDGS CO COM 40,566 -14,335 (26.11) 37,969
BLOUNT INTL INC NEW COM 39,847 -503 (1.25) 2,945,085
ORBCOMM INC COM 39,654 265 .67 6,511,317