Western Areas

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Candlestick Daily volume index Bar reversal Edit

Trade setup

Position Order Entry Exit Stop Loss Risk Return Expectancy
Long 10 4.5 20% 25% 1.6% -0.8% -3.4%
Short 5 4.2 40% 67% 1.9% -3.2% -5.9%

What indicators would you like to backtest?

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%

Company

Indicator

Code Company Date Close Change Indicator Value Signal

Trading Performance

Simple Moving Average

Score

-0.2

Position Trades Duration Win Rate Win/Loss Avg Win Avg Loss Return
LONG 39 9.2 0.28% 0.38% 6.5% -2.9% -11.5%
SHORT 39 11.6 0.31% 0.41% 6.8% -2.8% 1.0%

Summary

Technical Analysis

Western Areas (WSA.AX)


Indicator:

SIMPLE MOVING AVERAGE


Last Signal:

BEARISH


Trading: SELL @ $3.06
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.


Western Areas (ASX:WSA) currently has a confirmed downtrend. This means the SMA 15 day average has moved below the closing price confirming the short term trend following indicator. Currently, the return on SMA15 is -3.2%.



A simple moving average is formed by computing the average price of a security over a specific number of periods. Most moving averages are based on closing prices.

Calculation: Simple Moving Average:
1) SMA: n period sum / n;


PROFILE: Western Areas (WSA.AX)


Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Western Areas
Ticker Codes: | WSA.AX | ASX:WSA |

About Western Areas (ASX:WSA):

Western Areas Limited engages in the mining, processing, and sale of nickel sulphide concentrates. The company develops high grade nickel mines; and explores for nickel sulphides and other base metals in Australia, Canada, and Finland. Its flagship property is the Forrestania project located in Australia. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in West Perth, Australia.

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