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Parnassus Fixed Income (PRFIX)
General Fund Information
Parnassus Funds
One Market - Steuart Tower #1600  
San Francisco CA 94105
(800) 999-3505
Category:Fixed Income Funds
Assets: ($ millions)$164.3

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 Issues06/30/18
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: fund seeks companies with a positive record or achievement.
R = Restricted investment: the fund has minimum criteria related to this issue.
X = Exclusionary screen: fund avoids companies involved with this issue.
"-" Fund does not screen for this criteria.
Fund Performance06/30/18
  Fund Return Percentile Rank *
Year to date: -2.05% 81
1 Year: -1.37% 90
Annualized returns:
3 Year: 1.33% 57
5 Year: 1.57% 58
10 Year: 3.06% 55
Since inception: 4.89% 24
Inception date: 08/31/92  
Bear Market: 4.87%  
Bear Market Period:     —      

* Percentile rank compares the performance of a fund to other funds with similar investing goals and styles. Funds with a percentile rank of 10 performed better than 90 percent of their peers. Funds with a percentile rank of 70 performed worse than 69 percent of their peers.
MPT Statistics06/30/18
Alpha 3YR:-0.26
Alpha 5YR:-0.45
Beta 3YR:0.88
Beta 5YR:0.87
R. Squared 3YR:96.08
R. Squared 5YR:96.04
Sharpe 3YR:0.30
Sharpe 5YR:0.49
Std. Dev. 3YR:2.38
Std. Dev. 5YR:2.38
Sector Distribution 
No fund sectors available
Parnassus Funds

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