Cup and Handle pattern

I) Cup with Handle Formation
Also a reversal pattern, but more obvious at the bottom rather than at the top
Basically looks like a coffee cup with a handle
There is a basing stage, accumulation phase (cup), then a breakout, followed by a pullback, forming what looks like a handle
Breaking out of the top of the cup is confirmation of a change in trend

Cup & handle

Cup & handle

Few criteria
The cup should be more rounded than a “V”
The handle should be in the top part of the cup, not too deep
Cup pattern should take at least 7weeks to form
Volumes should contract in the handle and expand on b/out

Trading-Wise -> ENTRY
From a trade perspective, the buy is at the area where the top of the cup is taken out

Measure the distance to the low of the cup.Add that to the breakout area

At the low of the handle

I.a) Reverse Cup N Handle
Occurs at the top, rest all reverse of the above


stock :     DCM

Pattern confirmed on : 23rd march @ 83 CMP : 93 TARGET : 140+ Today i am posting a Live example of This pattern . The Cup with Handle is a bullish continuation pattern that marks a consolidation period followed by a breakout. It was developed by William O’Neil. Now trading in 180’s

BEML cup & handle formation

Contd. to Head & shoulders pattern ……..


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