Study: Buy OFSS when near 200 SMA and above 200 SMA and above 50 SMA and above 20 SMA

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

X Analysis

In the table below, we find out the performance of this trading strategy under following scenario: buy OFSS 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
126004.371911857.894004.111918.67-2255.09-3927.721.782.440.0781368.65
236573.181911857.895911.6122805.14-3556.82-7619.151.662.290.0661924.9
328862.111991047.376278.3817853.59-2764.33-5691.642.272.040.0611519.06
429928.611991047.376838.1415134.66-3161.46-5415.982.161.950.0641575.19
536768.931910952.636864.9417669.38-3542.27-6991.721.942.150.0671935.21
639948.021910952.637733.2516217.81-4153.83-13019.051.862.070.072102.53
710604.131910952.635280.5815376.98-4689.08-12717.481.131.250.021558.11
8-21148.191991047.374391.4412861.04-6067.11-17764.260.720.65-0.04-1113.06
9-10658.541911857.894850.8213837.62-8002.2-20334.050.610.83-0.017-560.98
10-4872.581910952.635380.8315310.77-6520.1-20390.750.830.92-0.0081-256.45

From the table above, we see that best results are achieved by holding positions for 1 trading days. Profit factor is 2.44. 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 57.89%, which is not acceptable. Avoid this strategy. Average return per trade is 0.68%, which is not very high, don't trade solely on the basis of this study. Sharpe Ratio is 0.078, which is low, don't trade solely on the basis of this study.
In the chart below, we plot cumulative trade gain versus trades. This chart is important and informative as it shows the performance of strategy over time.
OFSS Performance, X=1, Profit Factor:2.44

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2019106 Feb 2019 (-1.03%)
2018103 Aug 2018 (-1.56%)
2017318 Sep 2017 (0.75%), 05 Oct 2017 (-0.16%), 07 Nov 2017 (0.29%)
2016120 Jul 2016 (0.62%)
2015207 Apr 2015 (-0.62%), 05 May 2015 (-0.8%)
2014209 Apr 2014 (0.98%), 01 Jul 2014 (5.96%)
2013125 Jul 2013 (1.45%)
2011417 May 2011 (1.29%), 17 Oct 2011 (-1.58%), 02 Nov 2011 (-1.31%), 29 Nov 2011 (-1.96%)
2010116 Sep 2010 (1.65%)
2008102 Jul 2008 (4.56%)
2005129 Apr 2005 (4.3%)
2004106 Sep 2004 (0.18%)

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-1126004.371911857.894004.111918.67-2255.09-3927.721.782.440.0781368.65
atrtrail25.3254379.5251114449554.3529530.63-3622.74-5469.432.642.070.0622175.18
atrnil27.2943743.132491537.513376.5729530.63-5109.73-6853.132.621.570.0451822.63
atrtrail-16.1215095.81251015406609.1628766.1-3399.72-5469.431.941.30.021603.83
atrnil39.4627417.612471729.1717599.0928218-5633.88-14765.323.121.290.0251142.4
atrtrail3614547.7251015406554.3528218-3399.72-5469.431.931.290.021581.91
200nil32.56-26773.273262618.758403.8610128.2-2969.09-3925.592.830.65-0.045-836.66
200nil22.03-26034.893382524.245964.067073.5-2949.9-3925.592.020.65-0.049-788.94
200trail21.94-27074.953482623.535964.067073.5-2876.44-3925.592.070.64-0.051-796.32
200trail32.21-34967.493462817.657069.6810128.2-2763.77-3925.592.560.55-0.062-1028.46
200trail-12.68-57341.183452914.714155.059257.63-2693.67-3925.591.540.27-0.15-1686.51

In the table above, row 1 shows the best exit criterion. Profit factor is 2.44. 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 57.89%, which is not acceptable. Avoid this strategy. Average return per trade is 0.68%, which is not very high, don't trade solely on the basis of this study. Sharpe Ratio is 0.078, which is low, don't trade solely on the basis of this study.
Performance of strategy chart over time is same as above.

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