iShares Core Conservative Allocation (AOK) Enters Oversold Territory

In trading on Thursday, shares of the iShares Core Conservative Allocation ETF ( AOK) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $32.509 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 iShares Core Conservative Allocation, the RSI reading has hit 29.9 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 61.9.

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A bullish investor could look at AOK's 29.9 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), AOK's low point in its 52 week range is $30.55 per share, with $33.57 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $32.54. iShares Core Conservative Allocation shares are currently trading down about 0.4% on the day.

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