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
ACACIA RESH CORP ACACIA TCH COM 19,531 3,784 24.03 2,075,577
ACCENTURE PLC IRELAND SHS CLASS A 3,675 524 16.64 35,637
AFLAC INC COM 123,738 18,731 17.84 1,931,904
ALTERA CORP COM 9,711 5,042 107.97 195,555
AMERICAN ELECTRIC TECH INC COM 7,091 1 .01 1,600,724
AMERICAN EXPRESS CO COM 1,551 1,012 187.91 20,390
ANIXTER INTL INC COM 147,759 68,050 85.37 2,231,671
ANSYS INC COM 7,295 3,511 92.80 77,485
APACHE CORP COM 2,935 96 3.39 64,000
APOLLO ED GROUP INC CL A 1,536 New 119,875
ASTRO-MED INC NEW COM 16,164 16 .10 1,168,773
AV HOMES INC COM 17,769 -631 (3.43) 1,203,060
AXT INC COM 6,358 5,304 503.35 2,705,520
BAIDU INC SPON ADR REP A 45,952 16,433 55.67 266,144
BALLANTYNE STRONG INC COM 9,548 111 1.17 2,098,507
BANCO SANTANDER CHILE NEW SP ADR REP COM 19,992 5,552 38.45 990,174
BANK NEW YORK MELLON CORP COM 5,061 4 .09 116,615
BARRICK GOLD CORP COM 2,586 311 13.68 366,338
BAXALTA INC COM 2,067 New 62,951
BAXTER INTL INC COM 2,523 New 62,951