Hedge Fund - Ariel Investments

John W. Rogers Bio, Returns, AUM, 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 $11,273,314,000
Change This QTR +0.95%
Fund Holdings Sector Distribution
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No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port History
1. MSGE 6,078,166 $506,371 -2% 4.49%
2. MAT 17,719,012 $393,539 -4% 3.49%
3. BIDU 2,639,193 $349,165 +10% 3.09%
4. PM 3,671,156 $344,868 -4% 3.05%
5. MSFT 1,006,911 $310,441 +1% 2.75%
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