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Parnassus Funds (PARMX)
General Fund Information
One Market - Steuart Tower #1600 San Francisco, CA 94105
Category:Domestic Equity Funds
Assets: ($ millions)$1,963.0

Account min.:$2,000
Reinvest. min.:$50
IRA account min.:$500
IRA reinvest min.:50.00
Max. defer. load: 
Max. front load: 
Avg. P/E:28.11
Avg. P/B:6.37
Avg. YTM: 
Avg. Coupon Rate: 
Fund Description
The Parnassus Mid-Cap Fund invests in medium-sized companies (defined as those with market capitalizations** between $3 billion and $20 billion) that have promising growth prospects and also have proven businesses.
Social Issues02/28/18
Shareholder activism:YES
Community investment:YES
Human rights:P
Products and Services:P
Animal testing:P
Nuclear power:X
Alcohol, tobacco & gambling:X/X/X

P =Positive screen: seeks companies with positive record
X =Exclusionary screen: avoids companies with poor record
"-"sign in the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Gambling column indicates no screen for this specific criteria
Sector Distribution 
Cap. Goods & Tech.17.65% 
Consumer Cyclicals56.56% 
Consumer Non-Cyclicals9.76% 
Fund Performance02/28/18
Year to date: -1.31%
Year to date: -1.31%
1 Year: 9.53%
Annualized returns:
3 Year: 8.65%
5 Year: 12.09%
10 Year: 10.65%
Since inception: 9.46%
Inception date: 04/29/05
Bear Market: -20.42%
Bear Market Period:     —    
MPT Statistics02/28/18
Alpha 3YR:1.74
Alpha 5YR:2.35
Beta 3YR:0.74
Beta 5YR:0.75
R. Squared 3YR:87.46
R. Squared 5YR:85.90
Sharpe 3YR:0.92
Sharpe 5YR:1.30
Std. Dev. 3YR:9.02
Std. Dev. 5YR:9.02
Sectors Pie Chart 
Sector Distribution Chart


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