Parabolic SAR

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Parabolic SAR

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Description

The parabolic SAR is a technical indicator that is used by many traders to determine the direction of an asset's momentum and the point in time when this momentum has a higher-than-normal probability of switching directions.

 

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Syntax

ParabolicSAR(double acceleration, double accelerationMax, double accelerationStep)

ParabolicSAR(ISeries<double> input, double acceleration, double accelerationMax, double accelerationStep)

 

 

Returns default value
ParabolicSAR(double acceleration, double accelerationMax, double accelerationStep)[int barsAgo]
ParabolicSAR(ISeries<double> input, double acceleration, double accelerationStep, double accelerationMax)[int barsAgo]

 

 

Return Value

double; Accessing this method via an index value [int barsAgo] returns the indicator value of the referenced bar.

 

 

Parameters

acceleration

Acceleration value

accelerationStep

Step value used to increment acceleration value

accelerationMax

Max acceleration value

input

Indicator source data (?)

 

 

Example

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// Prints the current value of ParabolicSAR using default price type
double value = ParabolicSAR(0.02, 0.2, 0.02)[0];
Print("The current ParabolicSAR value is " + value.ToString());

 

 

Source Code

You can view this indicator method source code by selecting the menu New > NinjaScript Editor > Indicators within the NinjaTrader Control Center window.