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 Value: total 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 Value: total 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.