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MQL4 Reference Technical Indicators iStochastic

iStochastic

Calculates the Stochastic Oscillator and returns its value.

double  iStochastic(
   string       symbol,           // symbol
   int          timeframe,        // timeframe
   int          Kperiod,          // K line period
   int          Dperiod,          // D line period
   int          slowing,          // slowing
   int          method,           // averaging method
   int          price_field,      // price (Low/High or Close/Close)
   int          mode,             // line index
   int          shift             // shift
   );

Parameters

symbol

[in]  Symbol name on the data of which the indicator will be calculated. NULL means the current symbol.

timeframe

[in]  Timeframe. It can be any of ENUM_TIMEFRAMES enumeration values. 0 means the current chart timeframe.

Kperiod

[in]  Period of the %K line.

Dperiod

[in]  Period of the %D line.

slowing

[in]  Slowing value.

method

[in]  Moving Average method. It can be any of ENUM_MA_METHOD enumeration values.

price_field

[in]  Price field parameter. Can be one of this values: 0 - Low/High or 1 - Close/Close.

mode

[in]  Indicator line index. It can be any of the Indicators line identifiers enumeration value (0 - MODE_MAIN, 1 - MODE_SIGNAL).

shift

[in]  Index of the value taken from the indicator buffer (shift relative to the current bar the given amount of periods ago).

Returned value

Numerical value of the Stochastic Oscillator.

Example:

  if(iStochastic(NULL,0,5,3,3,MODE_SMA,0,MODE_MAIN,0)>iStochastic(NULL,0,5,3,3,MODE_SMA,0,MODE_SIGNAL,0)) return(0);