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 1/1/2015
Stock Exchange 
Per Trade 
Total Net% Descending
USOTCBB 32266.67100.0063.500.0063.50
JapanSAPPORO 43375.00100.0012.330.0012.33
CanadaCSE 2816757.1443.759.061.387.69
ChinaSZSE 54838227169.7170.948.041.037.01
ChileBCS 74457.14100.006.750.006.75
USWARRANTS 34221964.7186.366.640.456.18
ChinaSSE 38829621476.2972.306.520.775.76
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 1661087765.0671.306.110.815.30
South KoreaKOSDAQ 73746429563.0963.445.910.964.95
PakistanKSE 28218611665.9662.375.830.954.88
IndiaBSE 1882113971860.5762.985.941.184.76
Hong KongHKEX 145990456661.9662.615.530.964.57
UAEUAE 4014835.0057.145.641.364.29
IndiaNSE 116069942760.2661.095.030.894.13
QatarQE 41211251.2257.144.430.523.90
PortugalLISBON 24171170.8364.714.820.943.88
USNASDAQ 30081903119363.3362.624.610.903.72
ArgentinaBUE 79523565.8267.314.751.063.69
TurkeyBIST 31418511358.9261.084.560.883.68
BangladeshDSE 35417510349.4458.864.230.583.65
ThailandSET 39826217465.8366.414.150.523.63
Poland GPW 2781499353.6062.424.590.963.63
NorwayOSE 2081296662.0251.165.712.083.63
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 120683656.6752.944.280.843.44
USOTC PINK 33382276116868.1851.325.201.833.37
TaiwanGTSM 62036422258.7160.994.200.883.32
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 48427716957.2361.014.321.073.25
IsraelTASE 27618510267.0355.144.411.283.13
South KoreaKRX 111474845667.1560.963.910.843.07
PhilippinesPSE 115653156.5247.694.321.293.03
SpainIBEX 142936265.4966.673.880.873.01
Greece ATHENS 54372468.5264.866.143.143.00
JapanTOKYO 81335705351370.1561.583.730.832.90
The World 50463336532023666.7060.123.730.942.79
IndonesiaIDX 2411398357.6859.713.670.962.71
AustraliaASX 118770538959.3955.183.821.162.66
TaiwanTWSE 113267741959.8161.893.310.662.65
USAMEX 52433520663.9361.493.360.742.62
Austria WIENERBORSE 50331766.0051.523.180.672.52
BrazilBOVESPA 2551659464.7156.973.551.062.48
EgyptEGX 33921011361.9553.813.601.152.45
FrancePARIS 100966440665.8161.142.910.592.32
Vietnam HNX 104451943.2742.223.871.642.22
CanadaTSX 141894954966.9357.853.261.062.20
Vietnam HOSE 222100.00100.
USNYSE 61224384271671.6161.952.650.731.92
MalaysiaBURSA 3931939849.1150.783.371.461.91
JordanASE 2916655.1737.503.191.381.81
SingaporeSGX 3111759256.2752.572.610.811.80
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 33023115270.0065.802.320.561.76
RussiaMICEX 99573157.5854.392.771.021.75
UKLSE 29372068121470.4158.702.540.871.67
ItalyBORSA 1532110059871.8054.362.570.961.61
MexicoBMV 26018810772.3156.912.611.071.54
Vietnam HOSE 1881145560.6448.252.601.071.53
GermanyXETRA 2113148786870.3758.372.130.731.40
OmanMSM 106460.0066.672.000.671.33
CanadaTSX-V 2031024050.2539.225.644.531.11
BelgiumBRUSSELS 103694066.9957.971.930.841.09
JapanNAGOYA 3317851.5247.062.351.410.94
USPREFERRED 2611819969.3554.701.250.380.87
SwitzerlandSIX 63846725773.2055.031.610.790.82
USFOREX 332100.0066.670.670.000.67
KuwaitKSE 60271145.0040.742.372.300.07
ArgentinaBUE 21050.
PakistanKSE 1000.
MalaysiaBURSA 111100.00100.
UKLSE 110100.
JapanFUKUOKA 64066.670.000.002.50-2.50
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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