SPDR Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond Getting Very Oversold

In trading on Friday, shares of the SPDR Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF ( EBND) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $26.74 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 Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond, the RSI reading has hit 29.5 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 44.4.

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A bullish investor could look at EBND's 29.5 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), EBND's low point in its 52 week range is $26.17 per share, with $31.64 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $26.86. SPDR Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond shares are currently trading off about 0.8% on the day.

SPDR Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond 1 Year Performance Chart

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