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Subject:  Re: Is there a biase in CAPS ratings? Date:  10/27/2008  12:14 PM
Author:  TMFPhila Number:  85 of 502

Brian's got it.

Each CAPS-rated stock is assigned a relative numerical rating (only viewable at Fool HQ) from which the star rating is derived. So a stock with a numerical score of 18.73 would be a 1-star since it fits in the first quintile; conversely, a stock rated 83.27 would be a five-star since it's in the fifth quintile. Each quintile has basically the same number of stocks.

Foolish best,

Todd Wenning
PRO analyst
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