Cross SMA 50/200 (Golden Cross)

Cross SMA 50/200 or Golden Cross = 50 day moving average / 200 day moving average.

SMA stands for Simple Moving Average.

If the Cross SMA 50/200 or Golden Cross value is > 1 the 50 day moving average is above the 200 day moving average, a positive share price momentum indicator.This means the share price may continue to move higher.

If the value is < 1 it means the 50 day moving average is below the 200 day moving average, an indicator that the share price may go lower.

 

This is what it looks like

This is how you can use one of the four funnels to select companies golden cross companies using the screener:

 How to select golden cross companies

How to select golden cross companies

 

How to select golden cross companies

To select companies where the 50 day moving average is higher than 200 day moving average position the sliders from 0% to 30%. 

To select companies where the 50 day moving average is below the 200 day moving average set the sliders from 70% to 100%. 

To find companies where a golden or death cross has just taken place (the 50 day moving average has just crossed the 200 day moving average) set the sliders from 30% to 70%. 

 

See the golden cross values

You can of course also see the golden cross values of the companies in your screen. 

To do this click on the Choose columns button and select Cross SMA 50/200 as one of your output columns. 

Golden Cross

Show the golden cross values of all the companies in your screen

 

How to sort the column

Clicking on the column heading (Cross SMA 50/200 in this case) sorts the values in the column. If you click once it sorts from low to high, when you click the second time it sorts the column from high to low.

 

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You can find more information on the Golden cross here: Use the golden cross to increase your returns