Study: Buy HINDALCO when near 200 SMA and above 200 SMA and above 50 SMA and above 20 SMA and RSI is above 50

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In this study, we evaluate the performance of strategy "Buy HINDALCO when near 200 SMA and above 200 SMA and above 50 SMA and above 20 SMA and RSI is above 50" under various conditions.

X Analysis

In the table below, we find out the performance of this trading strategy under following scenario: buy HINDALCO 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
12771.4326121446.153504.9218080.72-2806.26-72001.251.070.0044106.59
23053.1926141253.854437.9415897.86-4923.17-101600.91.050.0041117.43
3-44241.4626101638.465153.9310543.66-5986.3-144000.860.54-0.05-1701.59
4-62912.232662023.087732.2317196.7-5465.28-24404.941.410.42-0.062-2419.7
5-75331.2826111542.315151.7116725.56-8800.01-32406.630.590.43-0.058-2897.36
6-67066.4326121446.156843.0126855.12-10655.9-39595.620.640.55-0.042-2579.48
7-33071.2826101638.4610947.0628621.91-8908.87-35495.651.230.77-0.02-1271.97
8-4702.0226111542.3110786.1539811.54-8223.31-29710.761.310.96-0.0027-180.85
9-19011.472510154010926.6139811.54-8551.84-33136.761.280.85-0.012-760.46
10-35297.92258173214616.5138162.54-8954.71-33305.251.630.77-0.02-1411.92

From the table above, we see that best results are achieved by holding positions for 1 trading days. Profit factor is 1.07. Profit factor is showing that this strategy doesn't give any edge over rendomness and it is only as good as tossing a coin and doing the trade. Percentage of profitable trades is 46.15%, which is not acceptable. Avoid this strategy. Average return per trade is 0.053%, which is low, don't trade solely on the basis of this study. Sharpe Ratio is 0.0044, 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
200trail-13.1555155.7541113026.8312445.7534731.45-2724.91-3847.784.571.670.0311345.26
atrtrail34.0621783.5434112332.3513372.4928036.22-5448.43-9630.162.451.170.013640.69
200trail31.986933.5841122929.277301.4611494.89-2782.2-3847.782.621.090.007169.11
nilnil-112771.4326121446.153504.9218080.72-2806.26-72001.251.070.0044106.59
atrtrail-14.593686.2234112332.3511727.2830258.22-5448.43-9630.162.151.030.0023108.42
200nil32-6399.0141103124.398430.2311494.89-2925.85-3917.572.880.93-0.0064-156.07
atrtrail23.59-10597.0934112332.3510428.818690.81-5448.43-9630.161.910.92-0.0077-311.68
200trail21.71-11354.3841122929.275777.467663.26-2782.2-3847.782.080.86-0.014-276.94
200nil21.71-14807.7241122929.275777.467663.26-2901.28-3917.571.990.82-0.018-361.16
atrnil35.25-44374.393272521.8818879.4828036.22-7061.23-9630.162.670.75-0.026-1386.7
atrnil24.31-64463.09328242513009.9818690.81-7022.62-9630.161.850.62-0.046-2014.47

In the table above, row 1 shows the best exit criterion. Profit factor is 1.67. 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 26.83%, which is not acceptable. Avoid this strategy. Average return per trade is 0.67%, which is not very high, don't trade solely on the basis of this study. Sharpe Ratio is 0.031, 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.
HINDALCO Performance, Profit Factor:1.67

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2019220 Sep 2019 (-1.44%), 04 Nov 2019 (1.58%)
2018518 Apr 2018 (3.69%), 25 May 2018 (-1.07%), 06 Jun 2018 (-1.26%), 28 Aug 2018 (-1.63%), 12 Sep 2018 (0.08%)
2016105 Apr 2016 (17.37%)
2015101 Jan 2015 (-1.06%)
2014229 Dec 2014 (-1.24%), 31 Dec 2014 (-1.26%)
2012506 Feb 2012 (-1.52%), 05 Oct 2012 (-1.12%), 05 Dec 2012 (-1.72%), 11 Dec 2012 (-1.11%), 14 Dec 2012 (11.01%)
2010119 Jul 2010 (1.85%)
2007303 Jan 2007 (-1.35%), 05 Feb 2007 (-1.54%), 19 Jun 2007 (3.65%)
2005325 Jul 2005 (-1.06%), 26 Jul 2005 (-1.22%), 02 Aug 2005 (2.85%)
2004107 Sep 2004 (14.72%)
2003208 Apr 2003 (-1.55%), 15 Apr 2003 (4.23%)
2002215 Jan 2002 (-1.45%), 25 Jan 2002 (-1.92%)
2001811 Jan 2001 (-1.53%), 24 Jan 2001 (-1.17%), 01 Feb 2001 (-1.43%), 06 Feb 2001 (7.43%), 28 Mar 2001 (-1.61%), 03 Apr 2001 (-1.43%), 04 Apr 2001 (-0.53%), 10 Apr 2001 (-1.63%)
2000222 Jun 2000 (-1.15%), 22 Dec 2000 (-1.41%)
1998220 Apr 1998 (-1.25%), 21 Apr 1998 (-1.45%)
1996112 Jan 1996 (-1.76%)



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