SOIL Crosses Critical Technical Indicator

In trading on Monday, shares of the Fertilizers/Potash ETF ( SOIL) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $10.89 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 Fertilizers/Potash, the RSI reading has hit 25.4 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 47.2.

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A bullish investor could look at SOIL's 25.4 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), SOIL's low point in its 52 week range is $10.79 per share, with $12.05 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.90. Fertilizers/Potash shares are currently trading down about 1.4% on the day.

Fertilizers/Potash 1 Year Performance Chart

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