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+2.38% 3 years+8.41%
3 months-5.28% 5 years+11.71%
1 year+11.34% Since inception+10.61%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large blend

Performance 5-yr return+11.71%+11.72%
Expense ratio0.87%0.97%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.221.11
Net assets$15.5B$5.3B
Average market cap$47.4B$125.1B
Average P/E23.221.5
Portfolio turnover25%25%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyParnassus
Fund manager & tenureTodd Ahlsten / 16 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$500.00


U.S. stock93.02%
International stock3.45%
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
GILD Gilead Sciences5.22%
PX Praxair Inc4.84%
CVS CVS Caremark4.53%
DIS Disney4.32%
VFC VF Corp4.23%
DHR Danaher Corp3.97%
NVS Novartis3.45%
MA MasterCard3.35%
VRSK Verisk Analytics Inc3.32%
CLX Clorox Co3.17%