In trading on Monday, shares of Almaden Minerals Ltd. (AAU) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $1.23 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 Almaden Minerals Ltd., the RSI reading has hit 28.0 — by comparison, the universe of metals and mining stocks covered by Metals Channel currently has an average RSI of 44.9, the RSI of Spot Gold is at 36.1, and the RSI of Spot Silver is presently 40.0.
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