Choppiness Index

Created by E.W. Dreiss, the Choppiness Index measures the trendiness or choppiness on a scale of 0 to 100, to depict steady trends versus conditions of choppiness. [Discuss] 💬

chart for Choppiness Index

// C# usage syntax
IEnumerable<ChopResult> results =


lookbackPeriods int - Number of periods (N) for the lookback evaluation. Must be greater than 1. Default is 14.

Historical quotes requirements

You must have at least N+1 periods of quotes to cover the warmup periods.

quotes is a collection of generic TQuote historical price quotes. It should have a consistent frequency (day, hour, minute, etc). See the Guide for more information.




Date DateTime - Date from evaluated TQuote

Chop double - Choppiness Index


See Utilities and helpers for more information.


Results can be further processed on Chop with additional chain-enabled indicators.

// example
var results = quotes

This indicator must be generated from quotes and cannot be generated from results of another chain-enabled indicator or method.