Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Getting Very Oversold

In trading on Friday, shares of the Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF ( EMLC) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $19.35 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 Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond, the RSI reading has hit 28.6 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 46.7.

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A bullish investor could look at EMLC's 28.6 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), EMLC's low point in its 52 week range is $19.35 per share, with $24.62 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.50. Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond shares are currently trading off about 1.2% on the day.

Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond 1 Year Performance Chart

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