iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond Getting Very Oversold

In trading on Thursday, shares of the iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond ETF ( CLY) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $57.18 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 10+ Year Credit Bond, the RSI reading has hit 26.1 — by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 65.2.

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A bullish investor could look at CLY's 26.1 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), CLY's low point in its 52 week range is $55.08 per share, with $64.42 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $57.30. iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond shares are currently trading off about 1% on the day.

iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond 1 Year Performance Chart

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