First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund Getting Very Oversold
ETF Channel Staff - Friday, November 9, 1:17 PMIn trading on Friday, shares of the First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ETF (EMLP) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $20.4775 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 First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund, the RSI reading has hit 28.8 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 34.1.
A bullish investor could look at EMLP's 28.8 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), EMLP's low point in its 52 week range is $19.66 per share, with $21.87 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.52. First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund shares are currently trading down about 0.6% on the day.
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