In trading on Monday, shares of the CEF Municipal Income ETF (XMPT) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $23.95 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 CEF Municipal Income, the RSI reading has hit 29.9 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 69.8.
A bullish investor could look at XMPT's 29.9 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), XMPT's low point in its 52 week range is $23.95 per share, with $37.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.98. CEF Municipal Income shares are currently trading off about 1.6% on the day.