Knowledgebase:
PerformanceIndex
Posted by Mohammad Rahhal, Last modified by Rawan Al Hourani on 16 June 2016 10:06 AM

Syntax

Public Function PerformanceIndex(chart_ID As Long, applyTo As ENUM_APPLIED_PRICE) As String

The Performance indicator calculates price performance as a normalized value or percentage. 

A Performance indicator shows the price of a security as a normalized value.

If the Performance indicator shows 50, then the price of the underlying security has increased 50% since the start of the Performance indicator calculations.

Conversely, if the indictor shows –50, then the price of the underlying security has decreased 50% since the start of the Performance indicator calculations.

Parameters

Key Description 
chart_ID Chart identifier, 0 is the current chart ,value of type Long
applyTo Applied price , can be one of the  ENUM_APPLIED_PRICE.

Return value

Returns the handles of a technical indicator, in case of failure returns an empty string.

Sample

Public Sub main()

AlertMessage (PerformanceIndex(0,price_close))

'Draws the indicator on chart and shows a message box with the indicator name.

End Sub


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