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) 9,054

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

Sector Weighting

Basic Materials 2.15%
Capital Goods 5.7%
Conglomerates 0.03%
Consumer Cyclical 7.17%
Consumer/Non-Cyclical 4.35%
Energy 4.5%
Financial 20.22%
Healthcare 11.89%
Services 32.86%
Technology 10.67%
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
ACACIA RESH CORP ACACIA TCH COM 16,936 3,937 30.29 1,673,475
ACCENTURE PLC IRELAND SHS CLASS A 2,823 1,739 160.45 30,553
AFLAC INC COM 104,893 8,638 8.97 1,639,462
ALTERA CORP COM 4,139 2,249 118.93 94,030
AMERICAN ELECTRIC TECH INC COM 9,731 485 5.25 1,600,499
AMERICAN EXPRESS CO COM 548 123 28.95 7,082
ANIXTER INTL INC COM 90,544 14,117 18.47 1,203,876
ANSYS INC COM 3,470 779 28.96 40,190
APACHE CORP COM 4,357 New 61,900
APOLLO ED GROUP INC CL A 2,136 New 119,875
ARC DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS INC COM -15,080 Sold Out 0
ASTRO-MED INC NEW COM 16,012 55 .34 1,167,646
AUTOLIV INC COM -1,020 Sold Out 0
AV HOMES INC COM 18,886 -497 (2.56) 1,245,764
AXT INC COM 1,143 1,143 New 448,415
BAIDU INC SPON ADR REP A 35,539 12,579 54.78 170,968
BALLANTYNE STRONG INC COM 9,438 -66 (0.7) 2,074,182
BANCO SANTANDER CHILE NEW SP ADR REP COM 15,834 13,723 649.99 715,175
BANK NEW YORK MELLON CORP COM 4,719 -8 (0.17) 116,515
BARRICK GOLD CORP COM 4,112 New 322,268