Study: Sell ENGINERSIN when there is Dead Cross (50 DMA < 200 DMA)

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In this study, we evaluate the performance of strategy "Sell ENGINERSIN when there is Dead 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: sell ENGINERSIN 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. buy 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
113841.171293752807.6112112.04-3809.1-6959.120.742.210.0641153.43
233886.811293754220.458327.02-1365.76-2338.93.099.270.222823.9
336450.231293756081.7114776.68-6095.07-13501.7412.990.0993037.52
443159.94128466.677746.3327403.48-4702.68-10801.391.653.290.0873596.66
530761.02127558.337433.7617289.93-4255.06-8754.361.752.450.0822563.42
6-7507.411266504647.416476.94-5898.64-13011.890.790.79-0.024-625.62
7-24447.73127558.334250.556431.44-10840.32-20937.910.390.55-0.054-2037.31
8-51067.34125741.675385.018887.9-11141.77-34280.050.480.35-0.089-4255.61
9-36625.47124833.3310166.4617749.2-9661.42-29326.291.050.53-0.061-3052.12
10-39714.93124833.3312129.1918700.96-11028.96-37516.511.10.55-0.054-3309.58

From the table above, we see that best results are achieved by holding positions for 2 trading days. Profit factor is 9.27. Strategy is very good and impressively bearish. Percentage of profitable trades is 75%, which is good. Average return per trade is 1.41%, which is not very high, but percentage of profitable trades compensates for it.
In the chart below, we plot cumulative trade gain versus trades. This chart is important and informative as it shows the performance of strategy over time.
ENGINERSIN Performance, X=2, Profit Factor:9.27

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2016118 Feb 2016 (1.9%)
2015115 Sep 2015 (2.43%)
2014226 Feb 2014 (1.75%), 28 Nov 2014 (-0.0%)
2012104 Jun 2012 (-1.17%)
2010113 Sep 2010 (-0.88%)
2008125 Apr 2008 (0.72%)
2007129 Mar 2007 (1.45%)
2006123 Jun 2006 (1.38%)
2004113 Apr 2004 (1.36%)
2002115 Nov 2002 (3.84%)
2000124 Jan 2000 (4.16%)

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
nilnil-1233886.811293754220.458327.02-1365.76-2338.93.099.270.222823.9
atrnil310.3313131.112392536552.0847674.79-10725.01-22544.923.411.140.0121094.26
atrnil27.5-23420.9812392524368.0531783.2-10725.01-22544.922.270.76-0.029-1951.75
atrtrail25.67-14367.312392512905.0631783.2-5898.05-9940.352.190.73-0.027-1197.28
atrtrail35.75-34120.71239256320.5912029.8-5898.05-9940.351.070.36-0.11-2843.39
atrtrail-15.75-34120.71239256320.5912029.8-5898.05-9940.351.070.36-0.11-2843.39

In the table above, row 1 shows the best exit criterion. Profit factor is 9.27. Strategy is very good and impressively bearish. Percentage of profitable trades is 75%, which is good. Average return per trade is 1.41%, which is not very high, but percentage of profitable trades compensates for it.
Performance of strategy chart over time is same as above.

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