What Is Quarter on Quarter (QOQ)?

Quarter on quarter (QOQ) is a metric that calculates the difference between one fiscal quarter and the preceding one. The phrase is comparable to the year-over-year (YOY) metric, which compares one quarter to the same quarter the prior year (for example, the first quarter of 2020). (the first quarter of 2019). The metric informs investors and experts about how a company is performing.