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 $7,750,018,000
Change This QTR +0.95%
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Sorted by:
No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port
1.) FAF 10,395,183 $281,917 +11% 3.63%
2.) BRS 4,074,155 $273,783 +34% 3.53%
3.) LAZ 4,852,010 $245,997 -4% 3.17%
4.) WU 13,649,596 $218,940 -3% 2.82%
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