The chart showing Series 1 series.
To see the performance of the pattern in your stock exchange in the context of other stock markets please examine the table below. Find your stock market there and see how it ranks among the others. This will give you an idea about the pattern’s strength and reliability and help you in your buying decisions.
This pattern consists firstly of a black Marubozu and then a white Marubozu. After the black Marubozu, the market opens above the prior session’s opening, forming a gap between the two candlesticks.
Recognition Criteria
1. The market is characterized by a prevailing downtrend.
2. On the first day a black Marubozu (or a black candlestick) is observed.
3. Then we see a white Marubozu (or a white candlestick) on the second day.
4. The second day opens higher with a body gap.
Pattern Requirements and Flexibility
The Bullish Kicking ideally should consist of a black Marubozu then a white Marubozu with a body gap in between. However, we accept normal or long candlesticks and a null body gap, too. This way, the Bullish Separating Lines Pattern, which is a continuation pattern (that is not covered here), is also included in a modified manner as a reversal pattern.
Trader’s Behavior
The pattern is a strong sign showing that the market is headed upwards. It appears in a downtrend and on the first day a strong black candlestick (or a black Marubozu) further confirms the bearishness. The next day prices open at or above the previous day’s open, causing a gap. This huge gap urges the bulls to take action. The market heads up forming a white candlestick (or a white Marubozu).
Buy/Stop Loss Levels
The confirmation level is defined as the last close. Prices should cross above this level for confirmation.

The stop loss level is defined as the last low. Following the BUY, if prices go down instead of going up, and close or make two consecutive daily lows below the stop loss level, while no bearish pattern is detected, then the stop loss is triggered.
Pattern Performance in Stock Exchanges since 1/1/2014
Stock Exchange
Per Trade
Total Net%(Descending)
USOTCBB 84350.0075.0026.254.0022.25
JapanSAPPORO 43375.00100.0012.330.0012.33
ChinaSZSE 70348136168.4275.058.690.857.84
ChinaSSE 60043231872.0073.616.870.726.15
USWARRANTS 40272067.5074.077.301.445.85
TurkeyBIST 26016110561.9265.226.480.775.71
UAEUAE 63362457.1466.676.440.895.56
IndiaBSE 1827110969960.7063.036.751.315.44
IndiaNSE 107765241060.5462.886.260.965.31
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 23716712670.4675.455.890.605.29
Hong KongHKEX 137685352561.9961.556.080.875.22
OmanMSM 32191359.3868.425.790.844.95
PortugalLISBON 39271669.2359.265.190.894.30
South KoreaKOSDAQ 82053232164.8860.345.020.904.12
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 120664055.0060.614.860.854.02
NorwayOSE 2391427860.6753.795.721.773.95
USNASDAQ 28501916120667.2362.944.410.883.53
AustraliaASX 117268540958.4559.714.441.003.44
SpainIBEX 144896061.8167.424.400.973.44
JapanTOKYO 79655684361571.4163.554.140.783.36
QatarQE 36201155.5655.004.000.653.35
South KoreaKRX 106774647769.9263.944.020.733.29
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 46427917060.1360.934.441.223.22
MalaysiaBURSA 45423712752.2053.594.181.023.16
USOTC PINK 34522353121068.3151.314.841.743.10
IsraelTASE 2701799866.3054.754.311.313.01
ArgentinaBUE 53322360.3871.883.500.503.00
The World 50939345232118767.8061.343.900.912.99
Greece ATHENS 80522965.0055.775.582.602.98
IndonesiaIDX 2271297656.8358.913.800.952.85
BrazilBOVESPA 30919611763.7559.393.911.062.85
USAMEX 41326116763.2063.983.700.872.83
TaiwanGTSM 47926715455.7457.683.650.922.73
FrancePARIS 105871745667.7763.603.060.602.46
TaiwanTWSE 95055634158.5361.332.940.592.35
EgyptEGX 32322712170.2853.303.581.302.28
CanadaTSX 1927128176266.4859.483.170.902.27
BelgiumBRUSSELS 102674265.6962.693.060.842.22
USNYSE 70355115317672.7162.092.830.742.09
UKLSE 29702039122268.6559.932.970.882.09
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 38327018070.5066.672.610.562.06
RussiaMICEX 89452150.5646.673.091.072.02
Austria WIENERBORSE 46301765.2256.672.700.702.00
ItalyBORSA 1680118168770.3058.172.810.961.84
GermanyXETRA 24301702103870.0460.992.470.761.71
MexicoBMV 2381739572.6954.912.701.091.61
USPREFERRED 28019511269.6457.441.970.451.52
SingaporeSGX 3331648349.2550.612.041.090.95
JordanASE 3920651.2830.002.301.350.95
SwitzerlandSIX 71049327869.4456.391.660.740.92
KuwaitKSE 100401740.0042.502.982.080.90
CanadaTSX-V 2191074248.8639.254.833.970.86
USAMEX 97477.7857.140.430.000.43
Austria WIENERBORSE 1000.
FOREXFOREX 111100.00100.
JapanNAGOYA 2210745.4570.000.701.00-0.30
CanadaCSE 61016.670.000.002.00-2.00
JapanFUKUOKA 441100.0025.000.252.50-2.25
Patterns Total: How many of this particular pattern has been detected in this period
Confirmed Total: How many of the detected patterns were confirmed and converted into signals
Profitable Signals: The number of the confirmed patterns that have given profitable trades
Confirmation %: The percentage of the confirmed patterns with respect to the total occurrences of this pattern
Profitable Signal %: The percentage of the successful confirmed patterns with respect to the total confirmed patterns
Per Trade Profit %: Total Profits / Total Trades
Per Trade Loss %: Total Losses / Total Trades
Per Trade Net%: (Total Profits–Total Losses) / Total Number of Trades
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