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Parnassus Funds (PRBLX)
General Fund Information
One Market - Steuart Tower #1600 San Francisco, CA 94105
Category:Domestic Equity Funds
Assets: ($ millions)$9,988.0

Account min.:$2,000
Reinvest. min.:$50
IRA account min.:$500
IRA reinvest min.:50.00
Max. defer. load:0.00%
Max. front load:0.00%
Avg. P/E:25.09
Avg. P/B:6.11
Avg. YTM:5.51
Avg. Coupon Rate:6.09
Fund Description
Fund seeks current income and capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 75% of assets in dividend paying equities. It may also invest up to 10% of assets in community development loan funds. The fund adheres to certain social criteria; it may not invest in companies that produce alcohol, tobacco, weapons, or nuclear energy.
Social Issues11/30/17
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 
Basic Industries7.18% 
Cap. Goods & Tech.12.11% 
Consumer Cyclicals16.63% 
Consumer Non-Cyclicals21.11% 
Non - US0.54% 
Fund Performance11/30/17
Year to date: 16.42%
Year to date: 16.42%
1 Year: 18.73%
Annualized returns:
3 Year: 8.65%
5 Year: 14.64%
10 Year: 9.80%
Since inception: 10.77%
Inception date: 08/31/92
Bear Market: -14.78%
Bear Market Period:     —    
MPT Statistics11/30/17
Alpha 3YR:-0.36
Alpha 5YR:0.42
Beta 3YR:0.83
Beta 5YR:0.90
R. Squared 3YR:91.49
R. Squared 5YR:90.00
Sharpe 3YR:0.95
Sharpe 5YR:1.59
Std. Dev. 3YR:9.00
Std. Dev. 5YR:9.00
Sectors Pie Chart 
Sector Distribution Chart


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