SPDR Barclays Long Term Treasury Getting Very Oversold
ETF Channel Staff - Friday, February 1, 3:51 PMIn trading on Friday, shares of the SPDR Barclays Long Term Treasury ETF (TLO) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $67.49 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 SPDR Barclays Long Term Treasury, the RSI reading has hit 29.2 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 72.2.
A bullish investor could look at TLO's 29.2 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), TLO's low point in its 52 week range is $64.18 per share, with $75.73 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $67.52. SPDR Barclays Long Term Treasury shares are currently trading down about 0.7% on the day.
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