Ariel Fund's experienced management team has the mettle to steer this volatile strategy. A drop in Ariel Investment's Parent rating downgrades the more expensive investor shares' Morningstar Analyst Rating to Neutral from Bronze but doesn't change the institutional shares' Bronze rating.
Will ARGFX outperform in future?
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The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable ARGFX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the ARGFX management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of ARGFX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.