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DIA Crowded With Sellers

In trading on Thursday, shares of the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (Symbol: DIA) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $248.86 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 SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average, the RSI reading has hit 27.0 - by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 17.4. A bullish investor could look at DIA's 27.0 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), DIA's low point in its 52 week range is $228.15 per share, with $269.28 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $251.97. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average shares are currently trading down about 1.2% on the day.

SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average 1 Year Performance Chart

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