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Using a fints object for the Data argument of hhigh is not recommended. Use a matrix, timetable, or table instead for financial time series. For more information, see Convert Financial Time Series Objects fints to Timetables.



values = hhigh(Data) generates a vector of highest high values from the series of high prices for the past n periods.


values = hhigh(___,Name,Value) adds optional name-value pair arguments.


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Load the file SimulatedStock.mat, which provides a timetable (TMW) for financial data for TMW stock.

load SimulatedStock.mat
values = hhigh(TMW);
title('Highest High for TMW')

Figure contains an axes object. The axes object with title Highest High for TMW contains an object of type line.

Input Arguments

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Data for high prices, specified as a matrix, table, or timetable. Timetables and tables with M rows must contain a variable named 'High' (case insensitive).

Data Types: double | table | timetable

Name-Value Arguments

Specify optional comma-separated pairs of Name,Value arguments. Name is the argument name and Value is the corresponding value. Name must appear inside quotes. You can specify several name and value pair arguments in any order as Name1,Value1,...,NameN,ValueN.

Example: values = hhigh(TMW_HIGH,'NumPeriods',10)

Moving window for the highest high calculation, specified as the comma-separated pair consisting of 'NumPeriods' and a scalar positive integer.

Data Types: double

Output Arguments

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Highest high series, returned with the same number of rows (M) and the same type (matrix, table, or timetable) as the input Data.


[1] Achelis, S. B. Technical Analysis from A to Z. Second Edition. McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Introduced before R2006a