iShares B - Ca Rated Corporate Bond (QLTC) Enters Oversold Territory

In trading on Monday, shares of the iShares B - Ca Rated Corporate Bond ETF ( QLTC) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $51.70 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 iShares B - Ca Rated Corporate Bond, the RSI reading has hit 27.9 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 35.1.

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A bullish investor could look at QLTC's 27.9 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), QLTC's low point in its 52 week range is $49.78 per share, with $54.18 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $51.70. iShares B - Ca Rated Corporate Bond shares are currently trading down about 1% on the day.

iShares B - Ca Rated Corporate Bond 1 Year Performance Chart