Natural Resources Partners Stock Getting Very Oversold

In trading on Monday, shares of Natural Resources Partners L.P. (NRP) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $3.6555 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 Natural Resources Partners L.P., the RSI reading has hit 29.3 — by comparison, the universe of metals and mining stocks covered by Metals Channel currently has an average RSI of 39.9, the RSI of Spot Gold is at 40.5, and the RSI of Spot Silver is presently 30.6.

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A bullish investor could look at NRP's 29.3 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), NRP's low point in its 52 week range is $3.65 per share, with $16.91 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.68. Natural Resources Partners L.P. shares are currently trading off about 0.8% on the day.

Natural Resources Partners L.P. 1 Year Performance Chart

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, NRP makes up 1.61% of the Coal ETF ( KOL) which is trading up by about 0.1% on the day Monday.

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