What is a Volatility Quotient?

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The Volatility Quotient, or VQ%, tells you how volatile a stock is – in other words, how much room you can give a stock in order to not get stopped out too early.

It tells you how much uncertainty or noise there is in your stocks. More conservative stocks like J&J have lower VQs (as of 06/14/2019, 11.53%). More speculative / less certain stocks like Tesla have higher VQs (as of 06/14/2019, 33.98%). The lower the VQ, the more stable the movement of that stock. Higher VQ percentages indicate the stock is more volatile in its market moves over time.

Here’s the breakdown of risk percentages:

VQ risk percentages