Technical Indicators

Chart supports 10 types of technical indicators.

Bind data to render the indicator

You can bind the series data source to the indicator by setting the specific series name to the indicator by using the Indicators.SeriesName property.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            <e-series x-name="XDate" high="High" low="Low"open="Open" close="Close" name="Hilo" datasource="ViewBag.ChartData">
            </e-series>
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator series-name="Hilo"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>
  • csharp
  • //// Create dataSource to chart
                List<ChartData> data = new List<ChartData>();
                data.Add(new ChartData("2010/7/1", 38, 10, 58, 27));
                data.Add(new ChartData("2010/7/8", 28, 15, 48, 58));
                data.Add(new ChartData("2010/7/9", 54, 35, 85, 98));
                data.Add(new ChartData("2010/7/10", 52, 21, 38, 85));
                ///...
                ViewBag.ChartData = data;

    Also, you can add data to the indicator directly by using the DataSource option of the indicator.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator x-name="XDate" high="High" low="Low"open="Open" close="Close" datasource="ViewBag.ChartData"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>

    Indicator types

    Accumulation Distribution

    To create an accumulation distribution indicator, set the Indicators.Type as AccumulationDistribution. Accumulation distribution requires Volume field additionally with the data source to calculate the signal line.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            <e-series x-name="XDate" high="High" low="Low"open="Open" close="Close" volume="Volume" name="Hilo" datasource="ViewBag.ChartData">
            </e-series>
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator type="AccumulationDistribution" series-name="Hilo"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>

    Average True Range (ATR)

    You can create an ATR indicator by setting the Indicators.Type as ATR in the indicators.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            //...
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator type="ATR"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>

    Bollinger Band

    Bollinger band indicator is created by setting the Indicators.Type as BollingerBand. It contains three lines, namely upper band, lower band, and signal line. Its default value for Period is 14 and StandardDeviations is 2.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            //...
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator type="BollingerBand"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>

    Exponential Moving Average (EMA)

    To render an EMA indicator, set the Indicators.Type as EMA.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            //...
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator type="EMA"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>

    Momentum

    Momentum technical indicator is created by setting the Indicators.Type as Momentum. The momentum indicator renders two lines, namely upper band and signal line. Upper band is always rendered at the value of 100, and the signal line is calculated based on the momentum of the data.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            //...
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator type="Momentum"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD)

    To render an MACD indicator, set the Indicators.Type as MACD. MACD indicator contains MACD line, signal line, and histogram column. Histogram is used to differentiate MACD and signal line.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            //...
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator type="MACD"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>

    MacdType

    By using the MacdType enumeration property, you can change the MACD rendering type to Line, Histogram, or Both.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            //...
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator type="MACD" macd-type="Histogram"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>

    Relative Strength Index (RSI)

    To render a RSI indicator, set the Indicators.Type as RSI. It contains three lines, namely upper band, lower band, and signal line. Upper and lower bands are always rendered at value of 70 and 30, respectively and signal line is calculated based on the RSI formula.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            //...
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator type="RSI"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>

    Simple Moving Average (SMA)

    To render an SMA indicator, specify the Indicators.Type as SMA.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            //...
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator type="SMA"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>

    Stochastic

    For rendering the Stochastic indicator, set the Indicators.Type as Stochastic. The Stochastic indicator renders four lines namely, upper line, lower line, stochastic line, and the signal line. Upper line is always rendered at value of 80, and the lower line is rendered at value of 20. Stochastic and signal lines are calculated based on the stochastic formula.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            //...
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator type="Stochastic"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>

    Triangular Moving Average (TMA)

    To render a TMA indicator, specify the Indicators.Type as TMA.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-chart id="chartContainer">
        // ...
        <e-chart-series>
            //...
        </e-chart-series>
        <e-indicators>
            <e-indicator type="TMA"></e-indicator>
        </e-indicators>
        // ...
    </ej-chart>