Study: Buy ANDHRABANK when there is Bullish Crossover in MACD

home > technical-strategy > andhrabank > 29

In this study, we evaluate the performance of strategy "Buy ANDHRABANK when there is Bullish Crossover in MACD" under various conditions.

X Analysis

In the table below, we find out the performance of this trading strategy under following scenario: buy ANDHRABANK at the closing price whenever the signal triggers (Rs. 2Lac per trade). Then cover the position "X" trading days later at close_price i.e. sell after "X" trading days. Here are the results of this study:

X DaysNet ProfitTotal TradesWinning TradesLosing Trades% ProfitableAvg Winning TradeMax Winning TradeAvg Losing TradeMax Losing TradeWin/Loss RatioProfit FactorSharpe RatioAvg Trade
196564.55141786355.323744.3732599.12-3103.12-8708.711.211.490.033684.85
236158.64141657646.15604.8955506.61-4317.89-18679.551.31.110.0083256.44
3-18615.98141608142.557770.3664317.18-5985.65-43108.231.30.96-0.0031-132.03
465122.93141707149.657934.6450220.26-6905.66-59019.431.151.130.0097461.86
567706.17141637844.6810346.2477533.04-7488.55-45513.411.381.120.0088480.19
618378.39141618043.2611772.6977533.04-8746.94-48473.641.351.030.0022130.34
7-3581.24141598241.8413967.291629.96-10093.25-42183.161.381-0.00036-25.4
8-39242.65141608142.5513929.281057.27-10802.4-33972.61.290.96-0.0039-278.32
950759.43141647745.3914512.5681938.33-11403.17-39269.411.271.060.0048360
1079612.94140647645.7115910.4794273.13-12350.75-42557.081.291.080.0072568.66

From the table above, we see that best results are achieved by holding positions for 1 trading days. Profit factor is 1.49. Strategy is showing mildly bullish results but we advice not to take a call solely on the basis of this study. Percentage of profitable trades is 55.32%, which is not acceptable. Avoid this strategy. Average return per trade is 0.34%, which is not very high, don't trade solely on the basis of this study. Sharpe Ratio is 0.033, which is low, don't trade solely on the basis of this study.

Strategy Analysis - Exit Criteria

In the study above, exit criterion was that hold the position for "X" trading days. That's one possible exit criterion. However, we can have more elaborate exit criteria. Now we study this strategy under other exit criteria. There are 3 things which you must get to know before proceeding further. Table below shows the performance of this strategy under various exit combinations. Note that nil,nil,-1 is a special exit combination where we just take the best result of "X" Analysis study above.

Stop LossAdjust Stop LossTargetAvg Holding PeriodNet ProfitTotal TradesWinning TradesLosing Trades% ProfitableAvg Winning TradeMax Winning TradeAvg Losing TradeMax Losing TradeWin/Loss RatioProfit FactorSharpe RatioAvg Trade
nilnil-1196564.55141786355.323744.3732599.12-3103.12-8708.711.211.490.033684.85
atrtrail24.5269491.781636010336.8111963.1224795.17-6294.13-16114.911.91.110.01426.33
atrtrail35.1158104.91615810336.0212085.6932937.74-6241.41-16114.911.941.090.0079360.9
atrnil25.8137757.741585410434.1816077.2226904.17-7984.73-16527.292.011.050.0049238.97
atrnil38.1332581.261513811325.1724534.9735357-7962.37-16527.293.081.040.0036215.77
atrtrail-15.5518282.161595710235.8511491.0347231.87-6242.22-16114.911.841.030.0025114.98

In the table above, row 1 shows the best exit criterion. Profit factor is 1.49. Strategy is showing mildly bullish results but we advice not to take a call solely on the basis of this study. Percentage of profitable trades is 55.32%, which is not acceptable. Avoid this strategy. Average return per trade is 0.34%, which is not very high, don't trade solely on the basis of this study. Sharpe Ratio is 0.033, which is low, don't trade solely on the basis of this study.
In the chart below, we plot cumulative trade gain versus trades using the best exit criterion.
ANDHRABANK Performance, X=1, Profit Factor:1.49

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2018723 Jan 2018 (1.2%), 22 Feb 2018 (0.66%), 15 Mar 2018 (-1.75%), 23 May 2018 (-1.65%), 10 Jul 2018 (-4.35%), 24 Jul 2018 (-0.16%), 31 Aug 2018 (1.77%)
2017704 Jan 2017 (1.15%), 20 Mar 2017 (-1.59%), 21 Apr 2017 (1.33%), 14 Jun 2017 (-0.9%), 28 Aug 2017 (-1.61%), 25 Oct 2017 (0.29%), 26 Dec 2017 (-0.74%)
2016802 Feb 2016 (-2.25%), 18 Feb 2016 (0.11%), 31 Mar 2016 (6.12%), 31 May 2016 (-3.28%), 23 Aug 2016 (0.0%), 24 Oct 2016 (-0.35%), 11 Nov 2016 (0.92%), 05 Dec 2016 (0.39%)
20151003 Mar 2015 (-3.04%), 30 Mar 2015 (-1.86%), 14 May 2015 (-1.19%), 19 Jun 2015 (2.61%), 28 Jul 2015 (-2.68%), 17 Aug 2015 (-0.94%), 16 Sep 2015 (5.53%), 10 Nov 2015 (0.96%), 30 Nov 2015 (0.43%), 23 Dec 2015 (-0.78%)
2014618 Feb 2014 (0.09%), 14 May 2014 (-1.57%), 21 Aug 2014 (1.91%), 14 Oct 2014 (-1.59%), 05 Dec 2014 (-1.25%), 29 Dec 2014 (4.74%)
2013901 Jan 2013 (1.27%), 20 Feb 2013 (-3.13%), 06 Mar 2013 (1.48%), 28 Mar 2013 (1.74%), 18 Apr 2013 (1.6%), 06 Jun 2013 (-2.01%), 02 Jul 2013 (-3.26%), 23 Aug 2013 (0.19%), 24 Dec 2013 (0.56%)
2012703 Jan 2012 (1.25%), 13 Mar 2012 (0.33%), 16 Apr 2012 (0.16%), 28 May 2012 (0.84%), 17 Aug 2012 (0.36%), 04 Sep 2012 (-2.43%), 29 Nov 2012 (1.62%)
20111021 Jan 2011 (2.88%), 21 Mar 2011 (1.82%), 11 May 2011 (-1.58%), 27 May 2011 (0.82%), 04 Jul 2011 (-0.37%), 30 Aug 2011 (1.77%), 27 Sep 2011 (0.0%), 12 Oct 2011 (0.62%), 31 Oct 2011 (1.47%), 02 Dec 2011 (-0.2%)
20101205 Jan 2010 (1.11%), 16 Feb 2010 (1.34%), 03 Mar 2010 (0.59%), 19 Mar 2010 (-1.84%), 03 Jun 2010 (-0.94%), 09 Jul 2010 (0.66%), 02 Aug 2010 (-0.1%), 16 Aug 2010 (0.86%), 13 Sep 2010 (-2.2%), 05 Oct 2010 (0.68%), 22 Oct 2010 (3.13%), 20 Dec 2010 (2.1%)
2009805 Jan 2009 (-3.38%), 12 Feb 2009 (1.74%), 17 Mar 2009 (0.6%), 17 Jul 2009 (3.92%), 24 Aug 2009 (-0.45%), 07 Sep 2009 (1.02%), 15 Oct 2009 (3.55%), 11 Nov 2009 (-2.28%)
2008802 Jan 2008 (2.7%), 15 Feb 2008 (1.54%), 28 Mar 2008 (-4.23%), 10 Jul 2008 (-3.12%), 02 Sep 2008 (1.52%), 19 Sep 2008 (-2.45%), 21 Oct 2008 (-2.04%), 05 Nov 2008 (-1.9%)
2007601 Feb 2007 (-0.28%), 09 Mar 2007 (0.84%), 11 Apr 2007 (-1.32%), 10 May 2007 (0.81%), 02 Jul 2007 (0.52%), 28 Aug 2007 (-1.04%)
2006717 Jan 2006 (-1.27%), 03 Apr 2006 (4.92%), 02 May 2006 (1.94%), 22 Jun 2006 (2.29%), 28 Sep 2006 (0.26%), 16 Nov 2006 (-3.23%), 22 Dec 2006 (-0.06%)
2005801 Feb 2005 (0.06%), 23 Feb 2005 (-2.27%), 06 May 2005 (0.93%), 06 Jun 2005 (2.25%), 07 Jul 2005 (1.53%), 05 Sep 2005 (-0.05%), 28 Sep 2005 (-2.05%), 10 Nov 2005 (0.61%)
2004913 Jan 2004 (5.11%), 16 Feb 2004 (-0.86%), 08 Mar 2004 (-0.21%), 29 Mar 2004 (4.14%), 09 Jun 2004 (-1.28%), 28 Jun 2004 (0.0%), 31 Aug 2004 (1.49%), 03 Nov 2004 (0.38%), 23 Dec 2004 (-2.55%)
20031010 Jan 2003 (5.59%), 21 Feb 2003 (5.45%), 01 Apr 2003 (2.17%), 05 May 2003 (2.74%), 28 May 2003 (-1.35%), 27 Jun 2003 (0.48%), 21 Aug 2003 (0.27%), 03 Oct 2003 (2.02%), 31 Oct 2003 (-2.34%), 02 Dec 2003 (3.24%)
2002602 Jan 2002 (0.0%), 08 Apr 2002 (-2.54%), 03 Jun 2002 (16.3%), 20 Aug 2002 (-0.72%), 12 Sep 2002 (0.37%), 29 Oct 2002 (-1.05%)
2001307 Aug 2001 (1.24%), 28 Sep 2001 (-1.23%), 08 Nov 2001 (-0.6%)



View performance of other stocks for this trading system.

Get Clearnifty's Android App.

Get clearnifty on Google Play
Get clearnifty on Google Play