SIVR Crosses Critical Technical Indicator

In trading on Friday, shares of the ETFS Physical Silver Shares ETF (SIVR) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $19.24 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 ETFS Physical Silver Shares, the RSI reading has hit 29.1 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 54.9.

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A bullish investor could look at SIVR's 29.1 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), SIVR's low point in its 52 week range is $18.39 per share, with $24.42 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.25. ETFS Physical Silver Shares shares are currently trading down about 1.8% on the day.

ETFS Physical Silver Shares 1 Year Performance Chart

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