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 32266.67100.0063.500.0063.50
JapanSAPPORO 43375.00100.0012.330.0012.33
CanadaCSE 93133.3333.3312.332.0010.33
ChinaSZSE 43630422369.7273.368.921.017.91
ChileBCS 43375.00100.007.670.007.67
ChinaSSE 31323517675.0874.897.260.766.49
USWARRANTS 32211865.6385.716.710.486.24
Hong KongHKEX 103966743164.2064.626.430.885.55
IndiaBSE 139982452858.9064.086.621.215.41
Saudi ArabiaTADAWUL 148956764.1970.535.860.865.00
South KoreaKOSDAQ 54334922164.4663.145.570.934.64
IndiaNSE 84649630958.6362.305.340.864.48
PortugalLISBON 2215968.1860.
IsraelTASE 2011337866.1758.655.411.493.92
PakistanKSE 2191458766.2160.004.941.063.88
TurkeyBIST 2311449362.3464.584.610.793.82
ThailandSET 33423816371.2668.494.260.443.82
UAEUAE 2711540.7445.455.551.733.82
South KoreaKRX 79355435669.8664.264.410.803.62
BangladeshDSE 2581348351.9461.944.030.573.46
QatarQE 31161051.6162.503.810.383.44
PhilippinesPSE 88502256.8244.004.881.503.38
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN 101543053.4755.564.130.873.26
USOTC PINK 2495172389669.2651.855.061.803.26
TaiwanGTSM 43725815659.0460.474.050.843.21
Greece ATHENS 44301868.1860.006.833.703.13
SpainIBEX 121744961.1666.224.090.973.12
AustraliaASX 88752930059.6456.714.111.053.06
IndonesiaIDX 1831026055.7458.823.910.982.93
JapanTOKYO 67814808291270.9060.573.760.862.90
BrazilBOVESPA 1861237366.6758.873.981.112.87
NorwayOSE 1751125664.0050.005.212.382.83
The World 42074285641728967.9460.483.760.942.83
Poland GPW 2131177054.9359.834.051.252.80
USAMEX 40627017267.0063.243.520.732.79
USNASDAQ 43703012184569.1161.093.550.822.73
SwedenSTOCKHOLM 37120711755.8056.524.001.302.70
EgyptEGX 2771789964.2655.623.881.192.70
TaiwanTWSE 75444127058.4961.223.110.622.49
FrancePARIS 78151932166.4561.853.050.622.42
Austria WIENERBORSE 35221062.8645.453.180.772.41
Vietnam HNX 79361745.5747.223.941.642.31
USNYSE 48613543221072.8962.382.940.752.19
CanadaTSX 118780847168.0758.
JapanNAGOYA 2211550.0045.452.910.822.09
Vietnam HOSE 222100.00100.
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM 26518612170.1965.052.440.581.85
MalaysiaBURSA 2651376951.7050.363.391.551.84
UKLSE 2259159994170.7858.852.670.941.74
ArgentinaBUE 42261761.9065.382.851.121.73
Vietnam HOSE 138864162.3247.672.761.071.69
MexicoBMV 1851317570.8157.252.771.171.60
BelgiumBRUSSELS 81593772.8462.712.460.861.59
ItalyBORSA 119883844369.9552.862.631.081.55
GermanyXETRA 1635112466768.8159.292.300.781.52
SingaporeSGX 2221236655.4153.662.330.851.48
OmanMSM 106460.0066.672.000.671.33
JordanASE 2413454.1730.772.851.541.31
RussiaMICEX 66402060.6150.002.180.981.20
IndonesiaIDX 111100.00100.
CanadaTSX-V 159803250.3140.
USPREFERRED 2341689771.7957.741.240.330.92
SwitzerlandSIX 45332217071.0852.801.680.850.83
USFOREX 87487.5057.140.430.000.43
ArgentinaBUE 21050.
PakistanKSE 1000.
MalaysiaBURSA 111100.00100.
SingaporeSGX 1000.
KuwaitKSE 5322941.5140.912.322.50-0.18
UKLSE 110100.
JapanFUKUOKA 75071.430.000.003.00-3.00
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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