Study: Buy WIPRO when there is Bullish Centerline Crossover in MACD

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In this study, we evaluate the performance of strategy "Buy WIPRO when there is Bullish Centerline 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 WIPRO 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
113908.91117463.644108.078006.96-3711.89-4520.341.111.940.0611264.45
233695.8116554.559256.0719615.38-4368.13-7938.442.122.540.0763063.25
335611.91116554.557537.7714217.77-1922.94-5826.223.924.70.113237.45
453567.56117463.649706.1320825.3-3593.84-10179.142.74.730.124869.78
581163.52119281.8210601.4436482.84-7124.71-10815.341.496.70.137378.5
683551.58116554.5516862.5235865.79-3524.71-11685.924.785.740.127595.6
769493.6116554.5515098.5731983.55-4219.56-10547.463.584.290.16317.6
891510.71119281.8211610.1334734.54-6490.24-6785.931.798.050.138319.16
9101669119281.8212729.9838564.6-6450.21-7266.031.978.880.139242.67
1085493.11118372.7313454.5136688.52-7380.98-8100.451.824.860.117772.1

From the table above, we see that best results are achieved by holding positions for 9 trading days. Profit factor is 8.88. Strategy is very good and impressively bullish. Percentage of profitable trades is 81.82%, which is excellent. Average return per trade is 4.62%, which is very good.
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.
WIPRO Performance, X=9, Profit Factor:8.88

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2018125 Oct 2018 (2.13%)
2017129 Nov 2017 (-3.63%)
2013114 Nov 2013 (-2.82%)
2009113 Jul 2009 (18.42%)
2006227 Jul 2006 (2.5%), 22 Dec 2006 (0.7%)
2004116 Jul 2004 (2.98%)
2003120 Aug 2003 (19.28%)
2002105 Apr 2002 (6.25%)
1999130 Jun 1999 (0.79%)
1996107 Jun 1996 (4.23%)

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-19101669119281.8212729.9838564.6-6450.21-7266.031.978.880.139242.67
atrnil313.58141828127558.3324080.1330476.13-5346.49-8477.094.56.310.1611819.04
atrtrail37.2576689.27128466.6711774.5826528.37-4376.85-8477.092.695.380.136390.77
atrtrail-18.8376424.91127558.3313558.7553878.7-3697.27-8477.093.675.130.0856368.74
atrtrail2757468.17128466.679371.9517685.58-4376.85-8477.092.144.280.124789.01
atrnil211.2585641.5127558.3316053.4220317.42-5346.49-8477.0934.20.147136.79

In the table above, row 1 shows the best exit criterion. Profit factor is 8.88. Strategy is very good and impressively bullish. Percentage of profitable trades is 81.82%, which is excellent. Average return per trade is 4.62%, which is very good.
Performance of strategy chart over time is same as above.

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