Whitehaven Coal

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

On Balance Volume



Position Trades Duration Win Rate Win/Loss Avg Win Avg Loss Return
LONG 36 12.7 0.39% 0.64% 7.0% -2.9% 34.8%
SHORT 36 9.4 0.42% 0.63% 3.5% -2.9% -16.8%


Technical Analysis

Whitehaven Coal (WHC.AX)



Last Signal:


Trading: HOLD @ $3.67
Signal Strength: MEDIUM

Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC) current price has highlighted recent accumulation. Currently, the OBV is 354085.

Indicator can be used in isolation or in additional to another technical indicator to confirmation for trading entry. Indicator can be applied to the short/medium term timeframe, but the best results are obtained with larger cyclical swings in-line with the trend direction. This accumulation / distribution oscillator can provide guidance on the money flow direction from the companies recent trading.

On Balance Volume (OBV) attempts to measure the level of accumulation or distribution by comparing volume to price movements. Volume is added to the indicator if closing price moves up and subtracted if closing price moves down. No adjustment is made if closing price is unchanged.

Calculation: On Balance Volume:
1) If the closing price is above the prior close price then: Current OBV = Previous OBV + Current Volume;
2) If the closing price is below the prior close price then: Current OBV = Previous OBV - Current Volume;
3) If the closing prices equals the prior close price then: Current OBV = Previous OBV (no change)

PROFILE: Whitehaven Coal (WHC.AX)

Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Whitehaven Coal
Ticker Codes: | WHC.AX | ASX:WHC |

About Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC):

Whitehaven Coal Limited develops and operates coal mines in New South Wales. The company operates through Open Cut Operations and Underground Operations segments. It operates five mines in North West New South Wales; four open cut mines at Maules Creek, Werris Creek, Tarrawonga, and Rocglen; and one underground mine at Narrabri. The company offers thermal coal and metallurgical coal used in the production of steel. As of August 17, 2017, it had approximately 974 million tons of recoverable coal reserves; and 862 million tons of marketable coal reserves. The company sells its coal primarily in Japan, Taiwan, India, Korea, China, Chile, Malaysia, Vietnam, Noumea, Indonesia, Australia, and Mexico. Whitehaven Coal Limited was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

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