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) 9,010

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

Sector Weighting

Basic Materials 2.06%
Capital Goods 5.75%
Conglomerates 0.03%
Consumer Cyclical 7.21%
Consumer/Non-Cyclical 4.39%
Energy 4.5%
Financial 20.19%
Healthcare 11.67%
Services 32.99%
Technology 10.73%
Transportation 0.36%
Utilities 0.11%

194 Positions as of 12/31/2014

Company Class ▲ Value of Shares ($1,000s) Change in Value ($1,000s) Change (%) Shares Held
ACACIA RESH CORP ACACIA TCH COM 17,789 4,136 30.29 1,673,475
APOLLO ED GROUP INC CL A 2,018 New 119,875
BIO RAD LABS INC CL A 143,134 -899 (0.62) 1,060,567
BRADY CORP CL A 118,258 3,554 3.10 4,462,578
BROADCOM CORP CL A 26,943 6,298 30.51 598,273
CBRE GROUP INC CL A 147,720 -6,279 (4.08) 3,835,896
COWEN GROUP INC NEW CL A 58,510 -3,228 (5.23) 10,175,653
GAIAM INC CL A 5,587 -294 (5) 836,310
INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY CORP CL A 235,327 3,558 1.54 6,415,666
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CO CL A 129,949 -25,250 (16.27) 1,565,646
MANNING & NAPIER INC CL A 11,988 11,988 New 1,152,730
MATTHEWS INTL CORP CL A 14,866 105 .71 305,567
PANERA BREAD CO CL A 2,000 -3,475 (63.47) 10,916
TOWERS WATSON & CO CL A 45,592 4,801 11.77 352,140
ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES CORP CL A 32,656 33 .10 353,039
CBS CORP (CLASS B) CL B 107,727 25,252 30.62 1,720,057
VIACOM INC NEW CL B 62,710 6,420 11.41 906,607
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC DEL CL B NEW 9,170 2,144 30.50 63,968
AFLAC INC COM 103,466 8,520 8.97 1,639,462
ALTERA CORP COM 4,303 2,337 118.93 94,030