ETFS Physical Platinum Shares (PPLT) Enters Oversold Territory

In trading on Friday, shares of the ETFS Physical Platinum Shares ETF ( PPLT) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $89.77 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 ETFS Physical Platinum Shares, the RSI reading has hit 29.5 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 57.0.

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A bullish investor could look at PPLT'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), PPLT's low point in its 52 week range is $78.30 per share, with $113.77 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $90.26. ETFS Physical Platinum Shares shares are currently trading down about 3.4% on the day.

ETFS Physical Platinum Shares 1 Year Performance Chart

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