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

Exponential Moving Average



Position Trades Duration Win Rate Win/Loss Avg Win Avg Loss Return
LONG 40 10.9 0.25% 0.33% 6.4% -1.8% 10.2%
SHORT 41 8.9 0.17% 0.21% 6.4% -1.7% -13.1%


Technical Analysis

Smartgroup (SIQ.AX)



Last Signal:


Trading: SELL @ $8.45
Signal Strength: STRONG

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.

Smartgroup (ASX:SIQ) 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 -1.1%.

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: Smartgroup (SIQ.AX)

Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Smartgroup
Ticker Codes: | SIQ.AX | ASX:SIQ |

About Smartgroup (ASX:SIQ):

Smartgroup Corporation Ltd provides specialist employee management services to government, health, and corporate sectors in Australia. It operates through Outsourced Administration (OA); Vehicle Services (VS); and Software, Distribution, and Group Services (SDGS) segments. The OA segment offers outsourced salary packaging services, novated leasing, share plan administration, and outsourced payroll services. The VS segment provides end-to-end fleet management services. The SDGS segment offers salary packaging software solutions and workforce management software; and engages in the marketing of salary packaging debit cards and distribution of vehicle insurances. Smartgroup Corporation Ltd was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

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