Stochastic %K

Abbreviation: Stoch%K
Category: Price Momentum Indicators

Input Parameters:

Name Range Default
High Price High
Low Price Low
Closing Price Close
Stochastic periods Int >= 1 5


100 * (Closing Price – PriceLow(Low, n)) / (PriceHigh(High, n) – PriceLow(Low, n))

n = Stochastic periods

PriceHigh represents Price High
PriceLow represents Price Low


The measures price momentum. Mathematically, %K ranges between values of 0 and 100. The closer %K is to 100, the stronger an indication of an uptrending market. The closer %K is to 0, the stronger an indication of a downtrending market.

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