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

Range Change



Position Trades Duration Win Rate Win/Loss Avg Win Avg Loss Return
LONG 84 5.0 0.39% 0.59% 3.2% -2.2% -18.6%
SHORT 84 5.7 0.48% 0.78% 3.5% -2.1% 33.2%


Technical Analysis

Maca (MLD.AX)



Last Signal:


Trading: SELL @ $0.98
Signal Strength: WEAK

Indicator MUST BE USED in additional to another technical indicator to confirmation for trading entry. Indicator can be applied to the short term timeframe but is only able to give and indication of the strength of the buyers versus sellers at the market close. This bar analysis can provide guidance on the daily battle between sellers and buyers from the companies recent trading.

Maca (ASX:MLD) sellers are increasingly eager. This is the first day sellers have increasing eagerness for MLD adding strength to a downtrend in the first timeframe. The biggest price range this month has been $0.0350 & the greatest daily price range this year has been $0.1900. The price range ratio this week versus the quarterly price range is 1x & the price range ratio this month versus the year to date price range is 0.2x.

The range of the bar gives important information about the strength of weakness of a trend. If buyers are very committed they will be keen to buy and will tend to bid the price up even in the face of some selling pressure. Price will quickly & easily move upward and the move will tend to be significant. As such expanding ranges indicate the either buyers or sellers becoming more committed. Alternatively once the range begins to contract the side in control are losing commitment.

Calculation: Range Today Versus Range Yesterday (RTRY):
1) Expanding ranges on the upside indicates that buyers are increasingly eager;
2) Expanding ranges on the downside indicates that sellers are increasingly eager;
3) Contracting ranges on the upside indicates that buyers are becoming less eager;
4) Contracting ranges on the downside indicates that sellers are becoming less eager;


Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Maca
Ticker Codes: | MLD.AX | ASX:MLD |

About Maca (ASX:MLD):

MACA Limited operates as a mining, civil construction, and road infrastructure company in Australia and Brazil. The company offers loading and hauling services; and drilling and blasting services, including production drilling and blasting for surface mining operations or quarries, pre-split drilling, contour drilling and pioneering, blast hole sample drilling, probe drilling, pre-split and final wall blasting, drill and blast design, blasting solutions for civil construction, and controlled blasting. It also provides crushing and screening services to deliver tailored screening and sizing solutions, as well as materials handling solutions. In addition, the company offers civil road and infrastructure asset management and maintenance services, including roads construction and maintenance, design and construction of bridges, and parks and gardens management services, as well as vegetation management, verge work, heavy lifts and safety barrier, and specialist services to government organizations. MACA Limited was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Welshpool, Australia.

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