BRF Crosses Critical Technical Indicator

In trading on Friday, shares of the Brazil Small-Cap ETF ( BRF) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $28.40 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 Brazil Small-Cap, the RSI reading has hit 29.7 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 33.3.

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A bullish investor could look at BRF's 29.7 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), BRF's low point in its 52 week range is $25.84 per share, with $35.11 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.50. Brazil Small-Cap shares are currently trading off about 0.2% on the day.

Brazil Small-Cap 1 Year Performance Chart

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