Mutual Funds - Profile

Ariel Focus Fund

US > Large-Cap > Value

Rank

Universe Rank

Summary

The all-cap fund seeks to invest in financially strong companies with out-of-favor stocks.

The investment process looks at a broad universe of stocks from small to large capitalization and applies industry knowledge in identifying a list of investment candidates. Bottom up research helps manager in building a high conviction portfolio and take contrarian approach to market actions.

Concentrated fund prefers to invest in companies that offer a margin of safety and the fund has about 75% of holdings in small and mid-cap stocks.

Price

  • Last Close
  • $17.15
    -0.01
  • 52 Week HL
  • $18.35 - $11.64
  • Net Assets
  • $66.2 M
  • Expense Ratio

Portfolio

  • Holdings
  • -
  • Turnover Ratio
  • -

Sector Allocation
Mar 31, 2021

Top 10 Holdings
Mar 31, 2021

Company Holding
Snap-on, Inc. 6.0
Mosaic Co. 5.4
Nielsen Holdings 5.1
Oracle Corp. 4.8
Goldman Sachs 4.8
Company Holding
Walgreens Boots 4.7
Lazard Ltd., 4.7
BorgWarner, Inc. 4.6
J.M. Smucker 4.5
BOK Financial 4.5
Total 49.1%

Manager

  • Name
  • Charles K. Bobrinskoy
  • Leadership
  • Single Manager
  • Tenure
  • 2003
  • Advisor

Documents

  • Annual Reports

Performance
21 % YTD

  • 3 Year
  • 54.59%
  • 5 Year
  • 70.04%
  • Best
  • 39.39%
    2013
  • Worst
  • -35.09%
    2008

Returns +
A

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
ARFFX 15%0%23%-11%11%14%-6%11%29%14%-2%
S&P 500 16%16%29%-6%19%10%-1%11%30%13%0%

Returns +
Q

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Q1 16.5% -32.9% 13.5% -0.8% 7% 1.6% -2.2% 2.1% 14% 14.3% -
Q2 4% 23.5% 1.6% 4.5% -0.5% 3.7% -0.8% 5% 5.7% -8.2% -
Q3 -0.1% 6% -1.8% 5.7% 2.2% 6.8% -14.4% -1% 6.4% 5% -
Q4 - 18.6% 7.1% -19.7% 5.2% 7.7% 1.9% 3.6% 8.8% -0.5% -

Returns +
M

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2021 2.1% 8.5% 5.2% 4.9% 3.1% -3.9% -1% 0.6% 0.4% -1.4% - -
2020 -2.5% -10.6% -23% 16.4% 6.6% -0.4% 4.7% 5.3% -3.9% -1.6% 12.7% 6.9%

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