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Hedge Fund - Ariel Investments

John W. Rogers Bio, Returns, Net Worth

John W. Rogers launched Ariel Investments in 1983 after working as a stockbroker for 2.5 years at William Blair & Company, LLC. In 2008, John was awarded Princeton University’s highest honor, the Woodrow Wilson Award, presented each year to the alumni whose career embodies a commitment to national service. He received an AB in economics from Princeton University where he served as captain of the 1979–80 Ivy League co-champion Princeton Tigers men's basketball team.

John W. Rogers launched Ariel Investments in 1983 after working as a stockbroker for 2.5 years at William Blair & Company, LLC. In 2008, John was awarded Princeton University’s highest honor, the Woodrow Wilson Award, presented each year to the alumni whose career embodies a commitment to national service. He received an AB in economics from Princeton University where he served as captain of the 1979–80 Ivy League co-champion Princeton Tigers men's basketball team.

When he started his own investment company, the sole major account he had was the $100,000 worth of Howard University's endowment fund. In the period from 1983 to 1986, Ariel Capital's managed assets grew to $45 million.

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John W. Rogers
Fund Profile
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Fund Name: Ariel Investments
Manager John W. Rogers
Portfolio Value $8,267,265,000
Change This QTR +1.04%
Fund Holdings Sector Distribution
Filing Period:
Last update:
No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port
1. KMT 9,339,969 $271,046 -11% 3.27%
2. LAZ 6,541,286 $237,841 +1% 2.87%
3. FAF 5,508,306 $216,366 -3% 2.61%
4. LH 1,438,798 $197,806 -6% 2.39%
5. BIDU 988,668 $180,007 +7% 2.17%
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