Shares Of MORT Now Oversold

In trading on Friday, shares of the Mortgage REIT Income ETF ( MORT) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $22.277 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 Mortgage REIT Income, the RSI reading has hit 26.5 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 50.8.

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A bullish investor could look at MORT's 26.5 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), MORT's low point in its 52 week range is $22.277 per share, with $25.52 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.31. Mortgage REIT Income shares are currently trading off about 1.6% on the day.

Mortgage REIT Income 1 Year Performance Chart

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