In trading on Thursday, shares of the Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio ETF (PSAU) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $19.98 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 Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio, the RSI reading has hit 25.8 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 44.2.
A bullish investor could look at PSAU's 25.8 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), PSAU's low point in its 52 week range is $19.98 per share, with $42.74 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.98. Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio shares are currently trading off about 6.4% on the day.