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Summary

This is a tool for a Canadian Portfolio Manager to quickly screen their coverage universe and identify the stocks with the strongest quantitative (QUEST) and technical (momentum) characteristics.

For long-term investors

Add exposure to/overweight those names with the strongest QUEST scores, and with monthly momentum scores that are accelerating or pulling back (see Appendix 1).

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Reduce exposure to/underweight those names with the weakest QUEST scores, and with monthly momentum scores that are deteriorating or turning up (see Appendix 1).

For intermediate-term/short-term investors

Add exposure to/overweight those names with the strongest QUEST scores, and with weekly momentum scores that are accelerating or pulling back (see Appendix 1).

Reduce exposure to/underweight those names with the weakest QUES® scores, and with weekly momentum scores that are deteriorating or turning up (see Appendix 1).

For Experienced Investors

Reduce Exposure Screen: Those names with monthly/weekly scores that are pulling back, with deteriorating QUEST Value/Quality scores.

Add Exposure Screen: Those names with monthly/weekly scores that are turning up, with improving QUEST Value/Quality scores.

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