FELP Stock Crowded With Sellers

In trading on Friday, shares of Foresight Energy LP ( FELP) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $13.752 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 Foresight Energy LP, the RSI reading has hit 29.99 — by comparison, the universe of metals and mining stocks covered by Metals Channel currently has an average RSI of 54.5, the RSI of Spot Gold is at 45.5, and the RSI of Spot Silver is presently 50.1.

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A bullish investor could look at FELP's 29.99 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), FELP's low point in its 52 week range is $13.55 per share, with $20.78 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.82. Foresight Energy LP shares are currently trading off about 0.4% on the day.

Foresight Energy LP 1 Year Performance Chart

FELP makes up 1.00% of the Junior MLP ETF ( MLPJ)

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