British Pound Sterling Trust Getting Very Oversold
ETF Channel Staff - Monday, January 28, 12:19 PMIn trading on Monday, shares of the British Pound Sterling Trust ETF (FXB) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $155.20 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 British Pound Sterling Trust, the RSI reading has hit 28.9 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 70.5.
A bullish investor could look at FXB's 28.9 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), FXB's low point in its 52 week range is $151.96 per share, with $161.35 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $155.35. British Pound Sterling Trust shares are currently trading off about 0.6% on the day.
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