Ultimate Oscillator

Created by Larry Williams, the Ultimate Oscillator uses several moving averages to weigh buying power against true range price to produce on oversold / overbought oscillator. [Discuss] 💬

chart for Ultimate Oscillator

// C# usage syntax
IEnumerable<UltimateResult> results =
  quotes.GetUltimate(shortPeriods, middlePeriods, longPeriods);


shortPeriods int - Number of periods (S) in the short lookback. Must be greater than 0. Default is 7.

middlePeriods int - Number of periods (M) in the middle lookback. Must be greater than S. Default is 14.

longPeriods int - Number of periods (L) in the long lookback. Must be greater than M. Default is 28.

Historical quotes requirements

You must have at least L+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

Ultimate double - Ultimate Oscillator


See Utilities and helpers for more information.


Results can be further processed on Ultimate 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.