Social Media Index Getting Very Oversold

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the Social Media Index ETF ( SOCL) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $22.80 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 Social Media Index, the RSI reading has hit 29.5 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 36.9.

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A bullish investor could look at SOCL'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), SOCL's low point in its 52 week range is $15.55 per share, with $25.81 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.96. Social Media Index shares are currently trading off about 1.2% on the day.

Social Media Index 1 Year Performance Chart

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