Parnassus Core Equity Fund - Investor Shares (PRBLX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to achieve both capital appreciation and current income. The fund's objective is to achieve both capital appreciation and current income by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities. Equity securities include common and preferred stock. Under normal circumstances- the fund will invest a minimum of 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities. At least 75% of the fund's total assets will normally be invested in equity securities that pay interest or dividends.


1 month+1.89% 3 years+9.20%
3 months+0.88% 5 years+11.43%
1 year+13.58% Since inception+10.62%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large blend

Performance 5-yr return+11.43%+11.72%
Expense ratio0.87%0.96%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.211.08
Net assets$15.5B$5.5B
Average market cap$49.5B$129.3B
Average P/E22.921.0
Portfolio turnover25%25%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyParnassus
Fund manager & tenureTodd Ahlsten / 17 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$500.00


U.S. stock94.08%
International stock3.29%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 18.54%
Industrial materials 16.59%
Telecommunication 11.46%
Healthcare 10.52%
Energy 10.21%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
PX Praxair Inc5.14%
CVS CVS Caremark5.11%
GILD Gilead Sciences5.02%
VFC VF Corp4.63%
DIS Disney4.33%
DHR Danaher Corp4.07%
MA MasterCard3.33%
AXP American Express3.31%
NVS Novartis3.29%
UPS UPS3.26%