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    Parnassus Endeavor Fund (PARWX)

    25.33 Up 0.66(2.68%) Feb 12

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    Parnassus Endeavor Fund
    PARNASSUS FUNDS1 Market Street, Suite 1600San Francisco CA 94105
    Phone: 800-999-3505
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Large Growth
    Fund Family:Parnassus
    Net Assets:1.29B
    Year-to-Date Return:-7.41%
    Morningstar Rating:5 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Apr 29, 2005
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Large Growth
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    Management Information 
    Jerome L. Dodson
    Lead Manager since Apr 29, 2005
    Jerome L. Dodson is the Founder and President of Parnassus Investments. He is the lead Portfolio Manager of the Parnassus Multi-Cap Equity strategy and the Parnassus Asia Pacific Equity strategy and is the sole Portfolio Manager of the Parnassus Endeavor Equity strategy. Prior to founding Parnassus Investments in 1984, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Savings of America from 1976 to 1982, where he started the “Solar T-Bill” program to finance solar energy installations and also developed innovative programs to finance low and moderate income housing. Mr. Dodson received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Berkeley and his master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:2,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:500
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:2,000
    Min Subsequent Investment:50
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:50
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:50
    PARWX can be purchased from 103 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in companies believed by the fund's investment adviser to provide good workplaces for their employees. Companies with good workplaces usually are able to recruit and retain better employees, and perform at a higher level than competitors in terms of innovation, productivity, customer loyalty and profitability. These companies must, in the adviser's opinion, be undervalued, but they must also have good prospects for long-term capital appreciation over the course of the expected holding period.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend : 0.00
    Last Cap Gain (Nov 23, 2015) : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Feb 10, 2016) : 39.51%
    Average for Category:54.28%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpensePARWXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.95%1.17%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.95%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.02%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A5.45%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.09%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:318505
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:556795
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,2411,622
    * Per $10,000 invested