Shares of ALDW Now Oversold

In trading on Monday, shares of Alon USA Partners LP (ALDW) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $15.00 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 Alon USA Partners LP, the RSI reading has hit 26.8 — by comparison, the universe of energy stocks covered by Energy Stock Channel currently has an average RSI of 38.6, the RSI of WTI Crude Oil is at 24.7, and the RSI of Henry Hub Natural Gas is presently 40.3.

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A bullish investor could look at ALDW's 26.8 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), ALDW's low point in its 52 week range is $12.51 per share, with $20.73 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.20. Alon USA Partners LP shares are currently trading down about 6.9% on the day.

Alon USA Partners LP 1 Year Performance Chart

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ALDW makes up 2.57% of the PowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production Portfolio ETF ( PXE) which is trading lower by about 3.4% on the day Monday.

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