Williams %R

Created by Larry Williams, the Williams %R momentum oscillator compares current price with recent highs and lows and is presented on scale of -100 to 0. It is exactly the same as the fast variant of Stochastic Oscillator, but with a different scaling. [Discuss] 💬

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


lookbackPeriods int - Number of periods (N) in the lookback period. Must be greater than 0. Default is 14.

Historical quotes requirements

You must have at least N 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

WilliamsR double - Oscillator over prior N lookback periods


See Utilities and helpers for more information.


Results can be further processed on WilliamsR 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.