Shares Of ERUS Now Oversold

In trading on Monday, shares of the iShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF ( ERUS) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $14.26 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 iShares MSCI Russia Capped, the RSI reading has hit 27.2 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 48.2.

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A bullish investor could look at ERUS's 27.2 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), ERUS's low point in its 52 week range is $9.70 per share, with $21.18 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.23. iShares MSCI Russia Capped shares are currently trading off about 2% on the day.

iShares MSCI Russia Capped 1 Year Performance Chart

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