SOXS Crowded With Sellers
ETF Channel Staff - Thursday, January 17, 11:36 AMIn trading on Thursday, shares of the Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares ETF (SOXS) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $26.50 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 Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares, the RSI reading has hit 27.9 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 68.5.
A bullish investor could look at SOXS's 27.9 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), SOXS's low point in its 52 week range is $26.50 per share, with $55.09 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $26.63. Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares shares are currently trading off about 4.2% on the day.
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