Penn Virginia Corporation

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 77 5.6 0.49% 0.97% 3.9% -3.4% 15.1%
SHORT 76 5.7 0.47% 0.90% 3.5% -2.7% 19.5%


Technical Analysis

Penn Virginia Corporation (PVAC)



Last Signal:


Trading: BUY @ $29.1
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.

Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ:PVAC) sellers are becoming less eager. This is the first day sellers have decreased eagerness for PVAC reducing strength to a downtrend in the first timeframe. The biggest price range this month has been $3.9100 & the greatest daily price range this year has been $30.1000. The price range ratio this week versus the quarterly price range is 0.6x & the price range ratio this month versus the year to date price range is 0.1x.

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;

PROFILE: Penn Virginia Corporation (PVAC)

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ
Company: Penn Virginia Corporation
Ticker Codes: | PVAC | NASDAQ:PVAC |

About Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ:PVAC):

Penn Virginia Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the onshore exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the United States. It primarily operates wells in the Eagle Ford Shale field in South Texas. The company also has operations in the Granite Wash in Oklahoma. As of December 31, 2017, it had total proved reserves of approximately 73 million barrels of oil equivalent; and 500 gross productive wells, as well as owned approximately 124,000 gross acres of leasehold and royalty interests. Penn Virginia Corporation was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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