PowerShares International Corporate Bond Portfolio (PICB) Enters Oversold Territory

In trading on Monday, shares of the PowerShares International Corporate Bond Portfolio ETF ( PICB) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $29.5103 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 PowerShares International Corporate Bond Portfolio, the RSI reading has hit 28.3 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 58.6.

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A bullish investor could look at PICB's 28.3 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), PICB's low point in its 52 week range is $27.72 per share, with $30.91 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $29.54. PowerShares International Corporate Bond Portfolio shares are currently trading down about 0.6% on the day.

PowerShares International Corporate Bond Portfolio 1 Year Performance Chart

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