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Parnassus Funds (PRFIX)
General Fund Information
One Market - Steuart Tower #1600 San Francisco, CA 94105
Category:Fixed Income Funds
Assets: ($ millions)$164.0

Account min.:$2,000
Reinvest. min.:$50
IRA account min.:$500
IRA reinvest min.:50.00
Type:Corp. General
Max. defer. load:0.00%
Max. front load:0.00%
Avg. P/E: 
Avg. P/B: 
Avg. YTM: 
Avg. Coupon Rate:3.23
Fund Description
The fund seeks current income consistent with capital preservation. The fund normally invests in investment-grade fixed-income securities; it usually invests at least 65% of assets in debt rated A or better. The fund adheres to certain social criteria; it may not invest in companies that produce alcohol, tobacco, weapons, or nuclear energy.
Social Issues08/31/18
Shareholder activism:YES
Community investment:-
Human rights:-
Products and Services:P
Animal testing:-
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 
No fund sectors available
Fund Performance08/31/18
Year to date: -1.21%
Year to date: -1.21%
1 Year: -1.70%
Annualized returns:
3 Year: 1.52%
5 Year: 1.87%
10 Year: 3.17%
Since inception: 4.90%
Inception date: 08/31/92
Bear Market: 4.87%
Bear Market Period:     —    
MPT Statistics08/31/18
Alpha 3YR:-0.12
Alpha 5YR:-0.34
Beta 3YR:0.88
Beta 5YR:0.87
R. Squared 3YR:95.91
R. Squared 5YR:95.94
Sharpe 3YR:0.33
Sharpe 5YR:0.60
Std. Dev. 3YR:2.37
Std. Dev. 5YR:2.37
Sectors Pie Chart 
No fund sectors available


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