In trading on Friday, shares of the Proshares Short QQQ ETF (PSQ) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $22.5001 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 Proshares Short QQQ, the RSI reading has hit 30.0 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 66.8.
A bullish investor could look at PSQ's 30.0 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), PSQ's low point in its 52 week range is $22.49 per share, with $28.63 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.53. Proshares Short QQQ shares are currently trading down about 0.5% on the day.