High Yield Corporate Bond ETF trades at a 52 week low

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December 20, 2018 1:23pm NYSE:HYG

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From ETF Channel: In trading on Thursday, shares of the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (Symbol: HYG) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $80.78 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 iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond, the RSI reading has hit 29.3 – by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 28.8. A bullish investor could look at HYG’s 29.3 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), HYG’s low point in its 52 week range is $80.78 per share, with $88.03 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $80.84. iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond shares are currently trading off about 0.6% on the day.

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond 1 Year Performance Chart


The iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) was trading at $80.45 per share on Thursday afternoon, down $0.89 (-1.09%). Year-to-date, HYG has declined -6.27%, versus a -6.86% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.

HYG currently has an ETF Daily News SMART Grade of A (Strong Buy), and is ranked #1 of 50 ETFs in the High Yield Bond ETFs category.


This article is brought to you courtesy of ETF Channel.


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