DEFINITION of 'Quadrix'

A stock valuation system that uses over 100 variables in seven major categories to determine the value of a stock. The overall score for a particular stock is determined by a weighted average of all 100 variables.


The seven categories of variables used in quadrix are momentum, quality, value, financial strength, forecasted earnings, performance, and volume.

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