In trading on Friday, shares of the Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF (Symbol: VEU) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $42.84 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 Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US, the RSI reading has hit 27.2 - by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 40.5. A bullish investor could look at VEU's 27.2 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), VEU's low point in its 52 week range is $41.51 per share, with $52.13 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $43.01. Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US shares are currently trading off about 1.4% on the day.