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) 8,738

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

Sector Weighting

Basic Materials 2.2%
Capital Goods 7.46%
Conglomerates 0.03%
Consumer Cyclical 7.88%
Consumer/Non-Cyclical 4.64%
Energy 4.4%
Financial 18.64%
Healthcare 9.96%
Services 31.68%
Technology 12.05%
Transportation 0.3%
Utilities 0.2%

197 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 17,103 3,313 24.03 2,075,577
APOLLO ED GROUP INC CL A 1,550 New 119,875
BIO RAD LABS INC CL A 167,029 11,794 7.60 1,141,142
BRADY CORP CL A 116,743 7,098 6.47 4,751,462
BROADCOM CORP CL A 36,273 4,995 15.97 693,819
CBRE GROUP INC CL A 141,394 -3,143 (2.17) 3,752,492
COWEN GROUP INC NEW CL A 52,003 -12,816 (19.77) 8,163,670
GAIAM INC CL A 2,641 -2,820 (51.64) 404,425
INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY CORP CL A 233,482 11,821 5.33 6,757,794
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CO CL A 130,759 -50 (0.04) 1,565,043
MANNING & NAPIER INC CL A 14,558 2,720 22.97 1,417,545
MATTHEWS INTL CORP CL A 16,294 -121 (0.74) 303,321
PANERA BREAD CO CL A 4,330 2,420 126.72 24,749
TOWERS WATSON & CO CL A 31,615 -13,786 (30.37) 245,214
ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES CORP CL A 39,560 -132 (0.33) 351,865
CBS CORP (CLASS B) CL B 97,372 1,874 1.96 1,753,813
VIACOM INC NEW CL B 67,784 9,580 16.46 1,055,827
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC DEL CL B NEW 10,203 1,415 16.10 74,266
AFLAC INC COM 119,701 18,120 17.84 1,931,904
ALTERA CORP COM 10,040 5,212 107.97 195,555