In trading on Tuesday, shares of the Proshares UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEV) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $18.98 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 Proshares UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets, the RSI reading has hit 29.99 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 71.3.
A bullish investor could look at EEV's 29.99 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), EEV's low point in its 52 week range is $18.98 per share, with $30.32 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.03. Proshares UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets shares are currently trading off about 2.7% on the day.