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

Close Change



Position Trades Duration Win Rate Win/Loss Avg Win Avg Loss Return
LONG 66 6.2 0.29% 0.37% 3.3% -2.2% -53.7%
SHORT 67 6.6 0.31% 0.44% 5.8% -2.3% 9.3%


Technical Analysis

Maca (MLD.AX)



Last Signal:


Trading: SELL @ $0.935
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 keener than buyers and are driving the price down. There has been 2 consecutive days of price decline for MLD adding strength to a downtrend in the first timeframe. The biggest downward movement this month has been -2.1 & the greatest daily negative change this year has been -60.8. The longest consecutive downswing rally over the last 12 months has been 3 days giving a total rally downward movement of -63.3%. This quarter, the largest downswing rally has been 2 days giving a total rally downward movement of -2.1%. The loss ratio for price rise in the first timeframe for the last 12 months is 0x giving a total win/loss ratio of 0.7x. Over the last month the average daily downward movement has been -1.100000%

The only price most market participants look at is the closing price in relation to the previous day’s close. As such the position of the close has the ability to highlight recent performance and indirectly the keenness of traders.

[Calculations] Close Today Versus Close Yesterday (CTCY):
1) [Close] > [Close Yesterday] = Buyers keener than sellers;
2) [Close] < [Close Yesterday] = Sellers keener than buyers;
3) [Close] = [Close Yesterday] = Neither are keener


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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