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Dashboard

Your trading performance is updated automatically each time you add a new trade, dividend or update the market prices. The Dashboard provides a summary of key performance measures to help assess how you trading strategies are performing. Combined with the Filter you can analyse and report on all your trades, just a single portfolio and even a single trade.




Performance Measures
The following provides a list and definition of each performance measure on the dashboard

#Open Positions: the number of positions currently open in the market
#Closed Trades: the number of sold trades
#Total Trades: the total number of trades open plus closed

#Winning Trades: the number of trades open or closed that are currently in profit
#Losing Trades: the number of trades open or closed that are currently losing or have lost money
Win%: the % of winning or losing trades

Avg Win P&L: average profit and loss for winning trades
Avg Loss P&L: average profit and loss for losing trades
Win/Loss Ratio: average winning profit / loss divided by average losing profit / loss

Gross Profits: total profits for open positions and sold trades including brokerage
Gross Losses: total losses for open positions and sold trades including brokerage
Profit Factor: total of all profits divided by total of all losses. A number greater than 2 is good a number between 0 and 2 is fair and a number less than 0 is poor

Open Position Costs: total costs for positions currently open, excludes brokerage
Open Position Market Value: current market value for open positions
Unrealised Gross P&L: Open Position Market Value less Open Position Costs
Unrealised Gain/Loss%: Unrealised Gross P&L / Open Position Costs
Open Position Commission Paid: total brokerage for open positions

Open Short Trade Costs: total costs for short trades currently open, excludes brokerage
Open Short Trades Market Value: current market value for open short trades
Unrealised Short Gross P&L: Open Short Trade Market Value less Open Short Trade Costs
Unrealised Short Gain/Loss%: Unrealised Short Gross P&L / Open Short Trade Costs
Open Short Commission Paid: total brokerage for open short trades

Sold Trade Buy Costs: buy costs for all sold trades, excludes brokerage
Sold Trade Sold Value: sold value for all trades excluding brokerage
Realised Gross P&L: Sold Trades Sold Value less Sold Trades Buy Costs
Realised Gain/Loss%: Realised Gross P&L / Sold Trade Buy Costs
Sold Trade Commission Paid: total brokerage for sold trades

Closed Short Trade Costs: short trade costs for all closed trades, excludes brokerage
Closed Short Trade Sold Value: sold value for all closed trades excluding brokerage
Realised Short Gross P&L: Closed Short Trades Sold Value less Closed Short Trades Costs
Realised Short Gain/Loss%: Realised Short Gross P&L / Closed Short Trade Costs
Closed Short Commission Paid: total brokerage for short trades

Net Costs: the costs for all open positions and sold buy trades
Net Market Valuetotal market value includes open positions and closed trades
Gross Trading P&L: Net Market Value less Net Costs, excludes brokerage
Gross Trading Gain/Loss%: Gross Trading P&L / Net Costs
Total Commission Paid: total brokerage for all trades

Short Trade Net Costs: the costs for all open and closed short trades
Short Trade Net Market Valuetotal market value includes open and closed short trades
Gross Short Trading P&L: Short Trade Net Market Value less Short Trade Net Costs, excludes brokerage
Gross Short Trading Gain/Loss%: Gross Short Trading P&L / Short Trade Net Costs
Net P&L: Gross Trading P&L + Gross Trading Short P&L less brokerage, interest costs plus dividend income

Previous Days Open Position Value: Value of Open Positions using Previous days Close Price
Open Position Days Change: Open Position value less Previous Days value / Previous Days value
Previous Days Short Trade Market Value: Value of Open Short Trades using Previous days Close Price
Short Trade Open Days Change: Short Trade Open value less Previous Days value / Previous Days value



Dividend Income: the total dividend income for trades open and closed
Dividend Return: Total Dividends / Total Cost Base of Shares
Gross Dividend Return: Dividends plus Franking Credits / Total Cost Based of Shares
ATO Franking Credit Refund: amount of refund due for ATO Franking Credit (Other Income)
Franking Credits: total amount of Franking Credits recorded for all Dividends
Interest: interest captured in the interest worksheet is displayed here

Portfolio Analysis
When selecting a portfolio in the Filter the Portfolio return is displayed on the dashboard.



Selected Portfolio: if the Filter is used to select a single portfolio it is displayed here
Start Cash Balance: the starting balance for the selected portfolio
Available Cash Balance: is the calculated Cash Balance taking into account all trading activity (ie Buy Trades, Sold Trades), dividends, interest and other income. The transactions to be included to the calculation are set in the Configuration, Cash Options.
Available Cash & Unrealised P&L: the Available Cash Balance + Unrealised P&L
Portfolio Return: the return for the portfolio based from the starting balance. Includes the net profit / loss, the dividend income and any interest for the portfolio.