ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures (VIXM) Enters Oversold Territory

In trading on Monday, shares of the ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF ( VIXM) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $54.8114 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 ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures, the RSI reading has hit 27.6 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 63.4.

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A bullish investor could look at VIXM's 27.6 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), VIXM's low point in its 52 week range is $54.8114 per share, with $75.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $54.81. ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures shares are currently trading off about 2.2% on the day.

ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures 1 Year Performance Chart

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