The Q-Score is a measurement of a company’s risk profile. The Q-Score is based on a proprietary algorithm developed by Quist Valuation and reflects the culmination of Quist Valuation’s several decades of experience valuing thousands of companies. While each company is unique in its own way, there are common characteristics across all companies that need to be in place to drive value.
The maximum Q-Score is 850 and is comprised of Six Business Value Drivers: 1) Strategic Value, 2) Organizational Value, 3) Employee Value, 4) Customer Value, 5) Financial Value, and 6) ESG Value. Not every Business Value Driver carries the same weight and not every question has the same importance in our calculation of the Q-Score.
The higher the score, the better your company is doing in creating value and managing risk.