Super-Trend Indicator Special Features explained with technical charts in Market Hunt by Enrich

Supertrend Indicator In Enrich Market Hunt 

Super trend is simple and easy to use indicator and gives a precise reading about an ongoing trend.
It is built with two parameters, namely period and multiplier.
The Buy and Sell signal modifies once the indicator tosses over the closing price. When the Super trend closes above the Price, a Buy signal is generated, and when the Super trend closes below the Price, a Sell signal is generated.
The illustration chart below depicts how Super trend Indicator look like on a price chart.

Super trend Indicator Setting

Signal Periods 14
Multiplier 2
The default values used while constructing a superindicator are...........for average true range(ATR) The best suitable value for Intraday trading would be 14 days and 2.1, 2.2 for its multiplier.
In the illustration chart below, the Super trend indicator has a setting of 2.2 Multiplier, We can notice the price Buy and selling level will be changed according ATR valuation.
The average true range (ATR) plays a vital role in 'Supertrend' as the indicator uses ATR to calculate its value. The ATR indicator signals the scale of price volatility.

Where can a Super trend indicator be used?

  • A ‘Supertrend’ indicator can be used on equities, futures or forex, and also on daily, weekly and hourly charts as well but normally, it is unsuccessful in a sideways-moving market.
  • Like any other indicator, ‘Supertrend’ works best when used with other indicators such as MACD, Parabolic SAR, RSI, etc.
  • A ‘Supertrend’ also acts as a strong support or resistance and it also provides a trailing stop loss for the existing trade.
  • Prior to the super trend indicator, knowledge of the ATR is necessary as super trend employs ATR values to calculate the indicator values.
  • The supertrend indicator is plotted over the price chart of the stock or the index. The indicator is a continuous line which changes its color between green and red based on the price moment in the underlying.
  • An important thing which has to be understood here is, Super trend does not predict the direction, rather once the direction is recognized it will direct you to initiate a position and recommends you to stay in the position till the trend maintains.
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