Australian Pharmaceutical

Candlestick Daily volume index Bar reversal Edit

Backtest results

Position Trades Duration Win rate Win/loss Avg win Avg loss Return
Long 10 4.5 20% 25% 1.6% -0.8% -3.4%
Short 5 4.2 40% 67% 1.9% -3.2% -5.9%

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Trading Performance

% Price Oscillator



Position Trades Duration Win Rate Win/Loss Avg Win Avg Loss Return
LONG 7 39.3 0.29% 0.40% 9.2% -6.3% -13.3%
SHORT 8 62.4 0.38% 0.60% 9.4% -4.9% 3.6%


Technical Analysis

Australian Pharmaceutical (API.AX)



Last Signal:


Trading: SELL @ $1.32
Signal Strength: STRONG

Australian Pharmaceutical (ASX:API) currently has negative PPO -3.432%. This means the current price is losing momentum through a fall on the short term exponential moving average.

Indicator can be used in isolation or in additional to another technical indicator to confirmation for trading entry. This indicator has the ability to detect the speed of movement & give an early signal for a potential movement. By understanding the rate at which the price is moving in respect to the stocks historical trades, enables positions to be set in place based on changes in the speed of movement

The Percentage Price Oscillator (PPO) is a momentum oscillator that measures the difference between two moving averages as a percentage of the larger moving average.

Calculation: Percentage Price Oscillator (PPO):
1) PPO Line: {(12-day EMA - 26-day EMA)/26-day EMA} x 100;
2) Signal Line: 9-day EMA of PPO;
3) Histogram: PPO - Signal Line;

PROFILE: Australian Pharmaceutical (API.AX)

Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Australian Pharmaceutical
Ticker Codes: | API.AX | ASX:API |

About Australian Pharmaceutical (ASX:API):

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Limited engages in the wholesale distribution of pharmaceutical, medical, health, beauty, and lifestyle products to pharmacies. The company operates through two segments, Australia and New Zealand. It also provides wholesale product delivery, marketing programs, and business advisory services, as well as retail services to pharmacies. In addition, the company purchases and sells health, beauty, and lifestyle products within the retail industry; and manufactures and owns the rights of pharmaceutical medicines and consumer toiletries. It markets its products and services under the Soul Pattinson Chemist, Pharmacist Advice, Club Premium, and Pharmacy Best Buys brand names, as well as operates as a franchisor with 462 Priceline & Priceline Pharmacy stores. Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Limited was founded in 1910 and is based in Camberwell, Australia.

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