Follow Through Days
From Rob Hanna's study on Quantifiable Edges
Follow Through Days From 12/1/71 through 2/6/2008
1% upthrust required
# Type Date Signal Price % Profit
1 Buy 12/1/1971 FTD 95.54 9.76%
Sell 2/4/1972 New High 104.86
2 Buy 3/29/1973 FTD 112.71 -3.50%
Sell 4/4/1973 Failure 108.77
3 Buy 6/5/1973 FTD 104.62 -2.27%
Sell 6/25/1973 Failure 102.25
4 Buy 7/16/1973 FTD 105.67 -4.52%
Sell 8/21/1973 Failure 100.89
5 Buy 8/29/1973 FTD 104.03 6.79%
Sell 10/11/1973 BullTarget 111.09
6 Buy 12/14/1973 FTD 93.29 2.63%
Sell 12/26/1973 BullTarget 95.74
7 Buy 2/15/1974 FTD 92.27 4.04%
Sell 2/26/1974 BullTarget 96.00
8 Buy 5/1/1974 FTD 92.22 -4.35%
Sell 5/17/1974 Failure 88.21
9 Buy 6/4/1974 FTD 90.14 -4.25%
Sell 6/27/1974 Failure 86.31
10 Buy 7/17/1974 FTD 83.70 -5.24%
Sell 7/31/1974 Failure 79.31
11 Buy 9/19/1974 FTD 70.09 -7.35%
Sell 9/27/1974 Failure 64.94
12 Buy 10/9/1974 FTD 67.82 16.41%
Sell 2/5/1975 BullTarget 78.95
13 Buy 8/28/1975 FTD 86.40 -4.07%
Sell 9/15/1975 Failure 82.88
14 Buy 10/2/1975 FTD 83.82 4.92%
Sell 10/8/1975 BullTarget 87.94
15 Buy 11/18/1976 FTD 101.89 -3.29%
Sell 3/30/1977 Failure 98.54
16 Buy 6/14/1977 FTD 99.86 -3.81%
Sell 8/26/1977 Failure 96.06
17 Buy 11/10/1977 FTD 94.71 -4.31%
Sell 1/9/1978 Failure 90.63
18 Buy 2/7/1978 FTD 90.33 -2.62%
Sell 2/17/1978 Failure 87.96
19 Buy 3/10/1978 FTD 88.88 6.26%
Sell 4/17/1978 BullTarget 94.44
20 Buy 12/1/1978 FTD 96.27 9.73%
Sell 8/7/1979 BullTarget 105.64
21 Buy 10/30/1979 FTD 102.66 7.06%
Sell 1/11/1980 BullTarget 109.91
22 Buy 4/9/1980 FTD 103.11 11.20%
Sell 6/10/1980 BullTarget 114.66
23 Buy 12/17/1980 FTD 132.88 -5.83%
Sell 8/25/1981 Failure 125.13
24 Buy 10/2/1981 FTD 119.36 -7.94%
Sell 3/4/1982 Failure 109.88
25 Buy 3/18/1982 FTD 110.30 7.55%
Sell 4/23/1982 BullTarget 118.63
26 Buy 6/28/1982 FTD 110.25 -3.74%
Sell 8/4/1982 Failure 106.13
27 Buy 8/18/1982 FTD 108.52 13.44%
Sell 9/14/1982 BullTarget 123.10
28 Buy 11/2/1982 FTD 137.49 3.91%
Sell 11/3/1982 New High 142.86
29 Buy 11/30/1982 FTD 138.53 0.75%
Sell 12/10/1982 New High 139.57
30 Buy 8/17/1983 FTD 165.28 4.45%
Sell 10/10/1983 New High 172.64
31 Buy 3/2/1984 FTD 159.24 -5.04%
Sell 5/24/1984 Failure 151.22
32 Buy 7/9/1984 FTD 153.36 -3.61%
Sell 7/24/1984 Failure 147.82
33 Buy 8/1/1984 FTD 154.08 8.92%
Sell 8/21/1984 BullTarget 167.83
34 Buy 10/16/1985 FTD 187.97 4.95%
Sell 11/11/1985 New High 197.28
35 Buy 8/11/1986 FTD 240.67 5.05%
Sell 8/26/1986 New High 252.83
36 Buy 10/8/1986 FTD 236.67 7.32%
Sell 12/2/1986 BullTarget 254.00
37 Buy 4/21/1987 FTD 293.07 3.28%
Sell 6/15/1987 New High 302.68
38 Buy 9/22/1987 FTD 319.50 -4.47%
Sell 10/14/1987 Failure 305.22
39 Buy 10/29/1987 FTD 244.77 13.60%
Sell 10/7/1988 New High 278.07
40 Buy 10/19/1989 FTD 347.12 3.35%
Sell 1/3/1990 New High 358.76
41 Buy 2/7/1990 FTD 333.75 8.06%
Sell 5/29/1990 New High 360.64
42 Buy 10/4/1990 FTD 312.68 -5.51%
Sell 10/11/1990 Failure 295.45
43 Buy 10/18/1990 FTD 305.73 7.91%
Sell 12/5/1990 BullTarget 329.91
44 Buy 4/21/1994 FTD 448.73 5.76%
Sell 8/29/1994 BullTarget 474.59
45 Buy 8/1/1996 FTD 650.01 4.70%
Sell 9/13/1996 New High 680.54
46 Buy 4/22/1997 FTD 774.64 7.17%
Sell 5/5/1997 New High 830.20
47 Buy 11/13/1997 FTD 916.65 6.16%
Sell 12/4/1997 New High 973.10
48 Buy 8/18/1998 FTD 1101.20 -5.32%
Sell 8/27/1998 Failure 1042.58
49 Buy 9/8/1998 FTD 1023.45 16.10%
Sell 11/23/1998 New High 1188.20
50 Buy 8/17/1999 FTD 1344.16 -7.20%
Sell 10/15/1999 Failure 1247.41
51 Buy 10/27/1999 FTD 1296.71 9.51%
Sell 11/16/1999 New High 1420.03
52 Buy 2/3/2000 FTD 1424.97 -5.54%
Sell 2/18/2000 Failure 1346.09
53 Buy 3/15/2000 FTD 1392.16 7.30%
Sell 3/21/2000 New High 1493.82
54 Buy 4/25/2000 FTD 1477.54 -10.01%
Sell 10/12/2000 Failure 1329.64
55 Buy 10/24/2000 FTD 1398.13 -6.62%
Sell 12/19/2000 Failure 1305.57
56 Buy 1/3/2001 FTD 1347.53 -7.03%
Sell 2/22/2001 Failure 1252.77
57 Buy 3/8/2001 FTD 1264.76 -6.68%
Sell 3/12/2001 Failure 1180.30
58 Buy 3/30/2001 FTD 1160.34 -10.48%
Sell 9/17/2001 Failure 1038.77
59 Buy 9/28/2001 FTD 1040.94 -11.57%
Sell 7/10/2002 Failure 920.47
60 Buy 8/6/2002 FTD 859.57 12.10%
Sell 5/30/2003 New High 963.59
61 Buy 8/25/2004 FTD 1104.96 5.13%
Sell 11/4/2004 New High 1161.67
62 Buy 6/21/2006 FTD 1252.20 5.26%
Sell 9/13/2006 BullTarget 1318.07
63 Buy 8/22/2007 FTD 1464.07 6.39%
Sell 10/5/2007 New High 1557.59
64 Buy 12/5/2007 FTD 1485.00 -6.39%
Sell 1/8/2008 Failure 1390.18
65 Buy 1/31/2008 FTD 1378.37 n/a
Sell open n/a 1326.46