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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)$9,608.4

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:26.23
Avg. P/B:7.04
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 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 
Basic Industries7.18% 
Cap. Goods & Tech.12.11% 
Consumer Cyclicals16.63% 
Consumer Non-Cyclicals21.11% 
Non - US0.54% 
Fund Performance02/28/18
Year to date: 0.45%
Year to date: 0.45%
1 Year: 12.65%
Annualized returns:
3 Year: 8.54%
5 Year: 12.74%
10 Year: 10.46%
Since inception: 10.68%
Inception date: 08/31/92
Bear Market: -14.78%
Bear Market Period:     —    
MPT Statistics02/28/18
Alpha 3YR:-0.86
Alpha 5YR:-0.39
Beta 3YR:0.85
Beta 5YR:0.90
R. Squared 3YR:91.87
R. Squared 5YR:90.68
Sharpe 3YR:0.90
Sharpe 5YR:1.34
Std. Dev. 3YR:9.20
Std. Dev. 5YR:9.20
Sectors Pie Chart 
Sector Distribution Chart


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