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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

Exponential Moving Average

Score

-1.5

Position Trades Duration Win Rate Win/Loss Avg Win Avg Loss Return
LONG 50 9.2 0.24% 0.31% 4.2% -1.5% -8.8%
SHORT 49 7.4 0.16% 0.19% 3.0% -1.6% -46.0%

Summary

Technical Analysis

Codan (CDA.AX)


Indicator:

EXPONENTIAL MOVING AVERAGE


Last Signal:

BULLISH


Trading: BUY @ $3.5
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.


Codan (ASX:CDA) currently has a confirmed uptrend. Recent trading has caused the EMA 15 day average to exceed the closing price confirming the short term trend following indicator. Currently, the return on EMA15 is 1.4%.



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: Codan (CDA.AX)


Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Codan
Ticker Codes: | CDA.AX | ASX:CDA |

About Codan (ASX:CDA):

Codan Limited develops rugged and electronics solutions for government, corporate, NGO, and consumer markets in Australia. The company operates through three segments: Communications Equipment, Metal Detection, and Tracking Solutions. It designs and manufactures communications equipment for high frequency and land mobile radio applications. The company also provides recreational products, gold detectors, and detecting and clearing improvised explosive devices; and tracking, productivity, and safety solutions for underground hard-rock mines, as well as associated software for the mining sector. In addition, it provides design and product development, manufacturing, and support services to the Australian defense industry. The company also exports its products to approximately 150 countries. Codan Limited was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Mawson Lakes, Australia.

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