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Candlestick Daily volume index Bar reversal Edit

Trade setup

Position Order Entry Exit Stop Loss Risk Return Expectancy
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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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%

Company

Indicator

Code Company Date Close Change Indicator Value Signal

Trading Performance

Exponential Moving Average

Score

-0.55

Position Trades Duration Win Rate Win/Loss Avg Win Avg Loss Return
LONG 40 11.3 0.38% 0.58% 2.6% -1.7% -5.4%
SHORT 40 8.7 0.20% 0.25% 4.8% -1.9% -21.8%

Summary

Technical Analysis

Carsales (CAR.AX)


Indicator:

EXPONENTIAL MOVING AVERAGE


Last Signal:

BEARISH


Trading: SELL @ $16.67
Signal Strength: STRONG
Recommendation:

Indicator can be used in isolation or in additional to another technical indicator to confirmation for trading entry. This indicator has the ability to highlight trends across numerous timeframes. This indicator has the ability to smooth historical results to illustrate trend initiation and status. Although this is a simple trend following indicator & can provide good results when coupled with the right indicator. Note, this indicator does not work well in ranging markets producing unwanted whipsaws and false signals.


Carsales (ASX:CAR) currently has a confirmed downtrend. Recent trading has caused the EMA 15 day average to move below the closing price confirming the short term trend following indicator. Currently, the return on EMA15 is -0.4%.



An exponential moving average (EMA) is a type of moving average that is similar to a simple moving average except that more weight is given to the latest data. It’s also known as the exponentially weighted moving average. This type of moving average reacts faster to recent price changes than a simple moving average.

Calculation: Exponential Moving Average:
1) Initial SMA: n period sum / n;
2) Multiplier: (2 / (Time periods + 1));
3) EMA: {Close – EMA (previous day)} x multiplier + EMA (previous day).


PROFILE: Carsales (CAR.AX)


Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Carsales
Ticker Codes: | CAR.AX | ASX:CAR |

About Carsales (ASX:CAR):

carsales.com Ltd engages in online automotive, motorcycle, and marine classifieds business primarily in Australia. The company operates in four segments: Online Advertising Services, Data, Research and Services, International, and Finance and Related Services. The Online Advertising Services segment provides classified advertising that allows dealers and consumers to advertise automotive and nonautomotive goods and services for sale across the carsales network; and includes services, such as subscriptions, lead, and priority placement services across automotive and non-automotive Websites. It also offers display advertising services, including placing advertisements on carsales network Websites for corporate customers, such as automotive manufacturers/importers, finance and insurance companies, etc. In addition, this segment holds investments in tyresales.com.au, an online tyre retailer that allows consumers to transact and purchase tyres; and RedBook Inspect, which provides inspection services published online as part of classified advertisements. The Data, Research and Services segment offers software, analysis, research and reporting, valuation services, and Website development and hosting, as well as photography services to manufacturers/importers, dealers, industry bodies, and finance and insurance companies. The International segment engages in the online automotive classifieds and automotive data services businesses internationally. The Finance and Related Services segment provides finance arrangements for vehicles, boats, and other leisure items; vehicle procurement; and other related services to customers. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Richmond, Australia.

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Exponential Moving Average

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