GUR Crosses Critical Technical Indicator

In trading on Monday, shares of the SPDR S&P Emerging Europe ETF (GUR) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $29.01 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 SPDR S&P Emerging Europe, the RSI reading has hit 29.0 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 48.2.

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A bullish investor could look at GUR's 29.0 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), GUR's low point in its 52 week range is $25.81 per share, with $40.95 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $29.08. SPDR S&P Emerging Europe shares are currently trading down about 1.5% on the day.

SPDR S&P Emerging Europe 1 Year Performance Chart

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