ARIEL INVESTMENTS, LLC Information

200 EAST RANDOLPH STREET, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60601, (312) 726-0140

Report Date: 12/31/2015

Position Statistics

Total Positions 198
New Positions 11
Increased Positions 92
Decreased Positions 93
Positions with Activity 185
Sold Out Positions 4
Total Mkt Value (in $ millions) 8,438

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

Sector Weighting

Basic Materials 2.12%
Capital Goods 6.49%
Conglomerates 0.09%
Consumer Cyclical 9.59%
Consumer/Non-Cyclical 4.47%
Energy 4.06%
Financial 16.93%
Healthcare 12.23%
Services 28.27%
Technology 12.95%
Transportation 0.13%
Utilities 1.03%

198 Positions as of 12/31/2015

Company ▲ Class Value of Shares ($1,000s) Change in Value ($1,000s) Change (%) Shares Held
ACACIA RESH CORP ACACIA TCH COM 17,280 1,825 11.81 3,584,986
ACCENTURE PLC IRELAND SHS CLASS A 3,445 New 30,512
AFLAC INC COM 145,591 -4,336 (2.89) 2,110,939
AMERICAN ELECTRIC TECH INC COM 3,871 68 1.80 1,599,491
AMERICAN EXPRESS CO COM 12,131 5,044 71.17 185,409
ANIXTER INTL INC COM 201,026 6,264 3.22 3,226,735
ANSYS INC COM 9,421 50 .53 103,788
APACHE CORP COM 3,643 -185 (4.83) 66,975
APOLLO ED GROUP INC CL A 982 -46 (4.44) 125,860
ASTRO-MED INC NEW COM 15,216 -1,174 (7.16) 1,060,361
AV HOMES INC COM -6,947 Sold Out 0
AXT INC COM 8,918 -674 (7.03) 3,470,140
BAIDU INC SPON ADR REP A 156,799 8,199 5.52 806,996
BALLANTYNE STRONG INC COM 8,517 -720 (7.79) 1,884,258
BANCO SANTANDER CHILE NEW SP ADR REP COM 21,023 -9 (0.04) 1,083,634
BANK NEW YORK MELLON CORP COM 4,318 -229 (5.04) 107,315
BARRICK GOLD CORP COM 8,701 -305 (3.38) 449,223
BAXTER INTL INC COM 2,812 -121 (4.13) 63,595
BED BATH & BEYOND INC COM 4,393 -151 (3.33) 93,030
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC DEL CL B NEW 20,279 4,252 26.53 139,394