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Williams Accumulation/Distribution line



WADLine = willad(Data) calculates the Williams Accumulation/Distribution line from the series of high, low, and closing prices.


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Load the file SimulatedStock.mat, which provides a timetable (TMW) for financial data for TMW stock.

load SimulatedStock.mat
WADLine = willad(TMW);
title('Williams A/D Line for TMW')

Input Arguments

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Data for high, low, and closing prices, specified as a matrix, table, or timetable. For matrix input, Data is an M-by-3 matrix of high, low, and closing prices stored in the corresponding columns. Timetables and tables with M rows must contain variables named 'High', 'Low', and 'Close' (case insensitive).

Data Types: double | table | timetable

Output Arguments

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Williams Accumulation/Distribution line, returned with the same number of rows (M) and the same type (matrix, table, or timetable) as the input Data.


[1] Achelis, S. B. Technical Analysis from A to Z. Second Edition. McGraw-Hill, 1995, pp. 314–315.

Version History

Introduced before R2006a

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