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VGIT Crowded With Sellers

Mon, Dec 24, 11:45 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Monday, shares of the Vanguard Intermediate-Term Government Bond ETF (VGIT) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $65.29 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 Intermediate-Term Government Bond, the RSI reading has hit 21.7 by comparison, the RSI reading for the S&P 500 is currently 55.1.

A bullish investor could look at VGIT's 21.7 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), VGIT's low point in its 52 week range is $64.17 per share, with $97.97 as the 52 week high point that compares with a last trade of $65.37. Vanguard Intermediate-Term Government Bond shares are currently trading off about 1.1% on the day.

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Government Bond 1 Year Performance Chart


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