Shares Of SRTY Now Oversold

In trading on Monday, shares of the ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000 ETF ( SRTY) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $22.93 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 UltraPro Short Russell2000, the RSI reading has hit 27.7 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 60.4.

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A bullish investor could look at SRTY's 27.7 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), SRTY's low point in its 52 week range is $22.93 per share, with $50.26 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.06. ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000 shares are currently trading off about 2% on the day.

ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000 1 Year Performance Chart

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