Shares of EWGS ETF Now Oversold
ETF Channel Staff - Friday, May 18, 3:49 PMIn trading on Friday, shares of the iShares MSCI Germany Small Cap Index Fund ETF (EWGS) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $25.63 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical analysis indicator used to measure momentum on a scale of zero to 100. A stock is considered to be oversold if the RSI reading falls below 30.
In the case of iShares MSCI Germany Small Cap Index Fund, the RSI reading has hit 29.6 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 22.2.
A bullish investor could look at EWGS's 29.6 reading as a sign that the recent heavy selling is in the process of exhausting itself, and begin to look for entry point opportunities on the buy side.
Looking at a chart of one year performance (below), EWGS's low point in its 52 week range is $25.63 per share, with $30.54 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $25.75. iShares MSCI Germany Small Cap Index Fund shares are currently trading off about 2.4% on the day.
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