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

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In this study, we evaluate the performance of strategy "Buy PTC 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 PTC 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
120671.041055505908.2522128.85-1774.04-2490.273.333.330.0832067.1
222275.131064605236.5410224.09-2286.03-4571.432.293.440.132227.51
343056.71073706899.1624789.92-1745.81-4669.263.959.220.164305.67
443651.581073707328.1225350.14-2548.43-4046.692.886.710.164365.16
569194.381091908380.0142997.2-6225.68-6225.681.3512.110.166919.44
676735.0710737013294.1850980.39-5441.41-11828.792.445.70.147673.51
767789.1510646015048.5841316.53-5625.58-19610.892.684.010.136778.92
878454.4310737014497.1348179.27-7675.15-17120.621.894.410.147845.44
968120.0510646016912.9848459.38-8339.46-21945.532.033.040.116812.01
1091933.410646020116.258543.42-7190.94-15408.562.84.20.139193.34

From the table above, we see that best results are achieved by holding positions for 5 trading days. Profit factor is 12.11. Strategy is very good and impressively bullish. Percentage of profitable trades is 90%, which is excellent. Average return per trade is 3.46%, which is very good.
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.
PTC Performance, X=5, Profit Factor:12.1

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2017112 Jan 2017 (0.42%)
2016117 May 2016 (3.01%)
2013103 Dec 2013 (0.89%)
2012215 May 2012 (3.08%), 03 Jul 2012 (2.45%)
2010127 Aug 2010 (2.0%)
2009115 May 2009 (21.5%)
2007101 Feb 2007 (-3.11%)
2005220 Jan 2005 (1.9%), 03 Oct 2005 (2.46%)

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-1569194.381091908380.0142997.2-6225.68-6225.681.3512.110.166919.44
atrnil313.473855.3210555023715.0332898.14-8943.97-11323.162.652.650.127385.53
atrnil27.658454.6310646015855.5121932.09-9169.6-11323.161.732.590.135845.46
atrtrail2532835.6110464016918.4521932.09-5806.37-11323.162.911.940.0783283.56
atrtrail36.2-2581.751046408064.1110834.69-5806.37-11323.161.390.93-0.0098-258.18
atrtrail-16.2-2581.751046408064.1110834.69-5806.37-11323.161.390.93-0.0098-258.18

In the table above, row 1 shows the best exit criterion. Profit factor is 12.11. Strategy is very good and impressively bullish. Percentage of profitable trades is 90%, which is excellent. Average return per trade is 3.46%, which is very good.
Performance of strategy chart over time is same as above.

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