# Traverse through all the stock in watchlist for count

Hi All,

I am trying to go through given watchlist, calculate 50 days SMA for today and have a count if todays price is greater the sma calculated and print it.

Code which I tried:

``````_SECTION_BEGIN("Count Stocks Above 50 SMA");

watchlist="MasterList";
// Define the period for the SMA
smaPeriod = 50;

// Calculate the 50-period SMA for each stock
sma = MA(C, smaPeriod);

// Initialize a counter
aboveSmaCount = 0;
belowSmaCount = 0;
if(InWatchListName(watchlist)){
// Loop through all the symbols
for (i = 0; i < BarCount; i++) {
// Check if the closing price is above the 50-period SMA for the current bar
if (C[i] >= sma[i] ){
aboveSmaCount = aboveSmaCount + 1;
}else{
belowSmaCount=belowSmaCount+1;
}
}
}

// Display the count of stocks above the 50-period SMA
noOfStocks = "Stocks Above 50 SMA: " + aboveSmaCount+" Below "+belowSmaCount;
printf(noOfStocks);

_SECTION_END();
``````

And is it possible to print only count in exploration.
I am able to print all stocks name but not only count.

``````_SECTION_BEGIN("Print SMA in Analysis");

// Define the period for the SMA
smaPeriod = 50;

// Calculate the 50-period SMA
sma = MA(C, smaPeriod);

Filter= C>=sma;
// Plot the SMA on the chart

// Use printf to display the SMA values in the Analysis commentary
printf("SMA Values: %g", sma);

_SECTION_END();
``````

This is gravely wrong, whatever you are trying to do.

instead search this function `CategoryGetSymbols( categoryWatchlist, <number here> )`
then use FOR loop to fetch each symbol and work on it

``````cgs = CategoryGetSymbols( categoryWatchlist, <find WL #>);
count = StrCount( cgs, ",") +1;   // count of all symbols
ctr = 0;                                        // counter for C > MA

for( i=0; ( cgss = StrExtract( cgs, i ) ) != ""; i++ ) {
if( LastValue( C ) > LastValue( MA( Foreign( cgss, "C"), smaPeriod)) ){
ctr += 1;
}
}
// and count-ctr will give you C <= MA
``````

If you run Exploration on N symbols, you will get N output * number of bars, assuming only last bar, you will get N rows.
so either choose current symbol OR run exploration on a fixed single symbol,
and use Foreign() to access other symbols like in previous post.

This topic was automatically closed 100 days after the last reply. New replies are no longer allowed.