In trading on Wednesday, shares of the Proshares Ultra Silver ETF (AGQ) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $22.84 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 Ultra Silver, the RSI reading has hit 26.9 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 70.6.
A bullish investor could look at AGQ's 26.9 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), AGQ's low point in its 52 week range is $22.84 per share, with $60.63 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.17. Proshares Ultra Silver shares are currently trading off about 6.7% on the day.