CNBC Pro

Ariel's John Rogers reveals his pandemic picks, including names he calls an 'extreme bargain' today

John Rogers Jr. Ariel Investments Chairman & CIO
Adam Jeffery | CNBC

(This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.)

Ariel Investments Chairman and Co-CEO John Rogers made big bets on a handful of stocks during the market rout in March that paid off in a big way. But Rogers told CNBC some of these names are still bargains.

"These companies were getting crushed during the height of the pandemic, people didn't believe in them, there was an opportunity to buy some extraordinary brands at bargain prices," Rogers said on CNBC's "Squawk Box."

More In CNBC TV Picks

CNBC ProWorried about stagflation? One expert reveals his top stock picks to play the market right now
CNBC ProInsider buying: Leaders at Uber, Arch Capital bought millions in their own stock this week
CNBC ProUBS' Art Cashin says investors must stay nimble as market prepares for Fed's next steps