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 Holdings Sector Distribution
Fund Name: Ariel Investments
Manager John W. Rogers
Portfolio Value $8,663,200,000
Change This QTR +1.12%
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Sorted by:
No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port
1. FAF 9,716,218 $329,380 -7% 3.8%
2. BRS 4,222,916 $277,826 +4% 3.2%
3. WU 13,937,811 $249,626 +3% 2.88%
4. LAZ 4,928,720 $246,584 +2% 2.84%
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