Study: Buy RCOM when RSI is above 50 and there is Golden Cross (50 DMA > 200 DMA)

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In this study, we evaluate the performance of strategy "Buy RCOM when RSI is above 50 and there is Golden Cross (50 DMA > 200 DMA)" under various conditions.

X Analysis

In the table below, we find out the performance of this trading strategy under following scenario: buy RCOM 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
1-23691.7893633.335667.389296.15-6782.32-17482.520.840.42-0.1-2632.42
2-2863794544.448694.9214209.83-12683.34-17644.010.690.55-0.08-3181.89
3-33533.3694544.449931.8617529.88-14652.16-28321.680.680.54-0.074-3725.93
4-18881.3694544.4411805.5623240.37-13220.72-24125.870.890.71-0.042-2097.93
5-31467.4194544.446690.9318459.5-11646.23-23526.050.570.46-0.087-3496.38
6-32246.9693633.3310736.0419521.91-10742.51-29493.2210.5-0.077-3583
7-37870.8194544.445643.1112483.4-12088.65-25810.140.470.37-0.11-4207.87
8-28304.7994544.449105.3222709.16-12945.21-30863.670.70.56-0.062-3144.98
9-48947.4592722.2216466.128685.26-11697.09-30892.221.410.4-0.1-5438.61
10-76795.2892722.228684.7314873.84-13452.1-27694.50.650.18-0.19-8532.81
Although, strategy looks good but profit factor on day 1 is less than minimum accepted value so avoid this, see below for further analysis.

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
atrnil24.2-29710.3210373014484.715686.17-10452.06-17990.791.390.59-0.071-2971.03
atrnil35.1-39355.6110282020825.9523049.67-10125.94-17990.792.060.51-0.087-3935.56
atrtrail23-40582.711037309572.715686.17-9900.12-17990.790.970.41-0.11-4058.27
atrtrail33.3-43800.541037308500.0918602.23-9900.12-17990.790.860.37-0.12-4380.05
atrtrail-13.6-45859.691037307813.716543.07-9900.12-17990.790.790.34-0.14-4585.97

In the table above, row 1 shows the best exit criterion. Profit factor is 0.59. This strategy is not profitable and we advice you not to use it.
In the chart below, we plot cumulative trade gain versus trades using the best exit criterion.
RCOM Performance, Profit Factor:0.594

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2018101 Feb 2018 (-9.0%)
2015129 Oct 2015 (7.84%)
2014210 Jun 2014 (-4.11%), 11 Jun 2014 (-4.4%)
2013102 Jan 2013 (6.2%)
2012123 Feb 2012 (-5.83%)
2010228 Jul 2010 (-3.22%), 29 Oct 2010 (-3.31%)
2009110 Jun 2009 (-6.73%)
2007120 Apr 2007 (7.68%)



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