Shares of GRID Now Oversold

In trading on Friday, shares of the First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund ETF ( GRID) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $35.29 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 First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund, the RSI reading has hit 28.8 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 33.6.

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A bullish investor could look at GRID's 28.8 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), GRID's low point in its 52 week range is $31.61 per share, with $39.73 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $35.60. First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund shares are currently trading down about 0.9% on the day.

First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund 1 Year Performance Chart

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