Study: Buy ANDHRABANK when there is Golden Cross (50 DMA > 200 DMA)

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In this study, we evaluate the performance of strategy "Buy ANDHRABANK when there is Golden Cross (50 DMA > 200 DMA)" under various conditions.

X Analysis

In the table below, we find out the performance of this trading strategy under following scenario: buy ANDHRABANK at the closing price whenever the signal triggers (Rs. 2Lac per trade). Then cover the position "X" trading days later at close_price i.e. sell after "X" trading days. Here are the results of this study:

X DaysNet ProfitTotal TradesWinning TradesLosing Trades% ProfitableAvg Winning TradeMax Winning TradeAvg Losing TradeMax Losing TradeWin/Loss RatioProfit FactorSharpe RatioAvg Trade
17298.57136746.155054.417185.63-3289.7-10081.541.541.320.027561.43
216463.62137653.856284.8710912.7-4588.41-12898.441.371.60.0471266.43
343445.84138561.548245.3813636.36-4503.44-12750.191.832.930.113341.99
459120.15138561.5410264.4718849.21-4599.13-13491.482.233.570.124547.7
578362.44139469.2311880.8720337.01-7141.34-13787.991.663.740.146027.88
687960.321311284.629753.1920569.44-9662.36-13046.71.015.550.176766.18
767899.53139469.2310756.5217431.73-7227.3-14232.771.493.350.135223.04
892633.151310376.9211076.8317283.95-6045.06-9278.351.836.110.27125.63
997585.551310376.9211232.6120987.65-4913.51-7216.492.297.620.217506.58
1097483.981310376.9211568.122222.22-6065.68-7216.491.916.360.197498.77
Although, strategy looks good but profit factor on day 1 is less than minimum accepted value so avoid this, see below for further analysis.
ANDHRABANK Performance, X=9, Profit Factor:7.62

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2017211 Apr 2017 (2.66%), 06 Nov 2017 (-2.89%)
2016110 Aug 2016 (6.59%)
2014230 Apr 2014 (9.19%), 05 Nov 2014 (1.0%)
2012226 Mar 2012 (1.25%), 31 Dec 2012 (4.75%)
2009122 May 2009 (7.26%)
2007111 Jul 2007 (5.23%)
2006127 Sep 2006 (-0.87%)
2004101 Nov 2004 (7.74%)
2002222 Jan 2002 (10.49%), 19 Feb 2002 (-3.61%)

Strategy Analysis - Exit Criteria

In the study above, exit criterion was that hold the position for "X" trading days. That's one possible exit criterion. However, we can have more elaborate exit criteria. Now we study this strategy under other exit criteria. There are 3 things which you must get to know before proceeding further. Table below shows the performance of this strategy under various exit combinations. Note that nil,nil,-1 is a special exit combination where we just take the best result of "X" Analysis study above.

Stop LossAdjust Stop LossTargetAvg Holding PeriodNet ProfitTotal TradesWinning TradesLosing Trades% ProfitableAvg Winning TradeMax Winning TradeAvg Losing TradeMax Losing TradeWin/Loss RatioProfit FactorSharpe RatioAvg Trade
atrtrail34.6943599.29137653.8511716.618891.84-6402.82-10081.551.832.130.0793353.79
atrtrail23.7740203.54137653.8511231.4927212.02-6402.82-10081.551.752.050.0713092.58
atrtrail-16.3133402.18137653.8510259.8721430.72-6402.82-10081.551.61.870.0652569.4
atrnil26.5432459.85136746.1514467.1227212.02-7763.27-10081.551.861.60.0512496.91
atrnil38.4621437.17135838.4617877.2122870.76-8493.61-13606.012.11.320.0311649.01

In the table above, row 1 shows the best exit criterion. Profit factor is 2.13. Strategy is showing mildly bullish results but we advice not to take a call solely on the basis of this study. Percentage of profitable trades is 53.85%, which is not acceptable. Avoid this strategy. Average return per trade is 1.68%, which is not very high, don't trade solely on the basis of this study. Sharpe Ratio is 0.079, which is low, don't trade solely on the basis of this study.
In the chart below, we plot cumulative trade gain versus trades using the best exit criterion.
ANDHRABANK Performance, Profit Factor:2.13

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2017211 Apr 2017 (-2.34%), 06 Nov 2017 (-4.96%)
2016110 Aug 2016 (3.24%)
2014230 Apr 2014 (-1.97%), 05 Nov 2014 (-0.85%)
2012226 Mar 2012 (-5.04%), 31 Dec 2012 (8.36%)
2009122 May 2009 (4.22%)
2007111 Jul 2007 (9.45%)
2006127 Sep 2006 (0.29%)
2004101 Nov 2004 (9.09%)
2002222 Jan 2002 (6.36%), 19 Feb 2002 (-4.05%)



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