ISHG Crowded With Sellers

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the iShares 1-3 Year International Treasury Bond ETF ( ISHG) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $93.48 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 1-3 Year International Treasury Bond, the RSI reading has hit 24.1 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 64.3.

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A bullish investor could look at ISHG's 24.1 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), ISHG's low point in its 52 week range is $92.13 per share, with $97.14 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $93.48. iShares 1-3 Year International Treasury Bond shares are currently trading down about 0.6% on the day.

iShares 1-3 Year International Treasury Bond 1 Year Performance Chart

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