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The following is a list of oversold stocks, as defined by the Relative Strength, or RSI(14), indicator. All of the stocks mentioned below have RSI(14) levels below 40, which usually signals oversold conditions.

In addition, all of these stocks have low levels of risk, as defined by the RiskGrade ratings developed by the RiskMetrics Group. RiskGrades is calibrated to be more intuitive and easier to use than standard deviation or beta. According to the company, their rating system captures all the components of market risk: equity, interest rate, currency, and commodity risk.

The lower the RiskGrade rating, the lower the risk level of the stock. Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:AHL), as an example, has a RiskGrade rating of 94, which means that it is less risky than 87% of tickers on U.S. markets. Flowserve Corp. (NYSE:FLS), the last company in our list, has a RiskGrade rating of 168, which means that it is less risky than 70% of tickers listed in the U.S.

RSI(14) and short float data sourced from Finviz, RiskGrades sourced from RiskMetrics group.



The list has been sorted by the RiskGrade rating.

1. Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. (AHL): Property & Casualty Insurance Industry. Market cap of $2.41B. RSI(14) at 35.42. RiskGrade score at 94 (in other words 87% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than AHL). Short float at 2.02%, which implies a short ratio of 2.92 days. The stock has gained 20.24% over the last year.

2. Kellogg Company (NYSE:K): Processed & Packaged Goods Industry. Market cap of $18.54B. RSI(14) at 37.18. RiskGrade score at 98 (in other words 85% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than K). Short float at 2.62%, which implies a short ratio of 3.38 days. The stock has gained 0.25% over the last year.

3. Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR): Electric Utilities Industry. Market cap of $13.3B. RSI(14) at 37.49. RiskGrade score at 100 (in other words 85% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than ETR). Short float at 1.86%, which implies a short ratio of 2.24 days. The stock has lost -2.61% over the last year.

4. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): Personal Products Industry. Market cap of $25.52B. RSI(14) at 29.59. RiskGrade score at 100 (in other words 85% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than KMB). Short float at 1.7%, which implies a short ratio of 2.61 days. The stock has gained 5.55% over the last year.

5. People's United Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT): Savings & Loans Industry. Market cap of $4.65B. RSI(14) at 27.26. RiskGrade score at 103 (in other words 85% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than PBCT). Short float at 5.09%, which implies a short ratio of 5.37 days. The stock has lost -20.37% over the last year.

6. Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): Diversified Utilities Industry. Market cap of $27.05B. RSI(14) at 35.08. RiskGrade score at 107 (in other words 84% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than EXC). Short float at 2.81%, which implies a short ratio of 4.46 days. The stock has lost -11.06% over the last year.

7. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL): Electric Utilities Industry. Market cap of $12.79B. RSI(14) at 28.29. RiskGrade score at 109 (in other words 84% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than PPL). Short float at 1.68%, which implies a short ratio of 1.75 days. The stock has lost -6.69% over the last year.

8. Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS): Packaging & Containers Industry. Market cap of $3.62B. RSI(14) at 36.29. RiskGrade score at 114 (in other words 83% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than BMS). Short float at 3.54%, which implies a short ratio of 4.64 days. The stock has gained 26.88% over the last year.

9. AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN): Drug Manufacturer. Market cap of $72.53B. RSI(14) at 37.67. RiskGrade score at 115 (in other words 83% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than AZN). Short float at 0.4%, which implies a short ratio of 4.64 days. The stock has gained 15.99% over the last year.

10. Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd. (NYSE:NAT): Shipping Industry. Market cap of $1.21B. RSI(14) at 34.6. RiskGrade score at 116 (in other words 83% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than NAT). Short float at 9.89%, which implies a short ratio of 9.14 days. The stock has lost -5.46% over the last year.

11. Westamerica Bancorp. (NASDAQ:WABC): Regional Bank. Market cap of $1.48B. RSI(14) at 34.25. RiskGrade score at 116 (in other words 83% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than WABC). Short float at 13.46%, which implies a short ratio of 24.16 days. The stock has gained 6.47% over the last year.

12. China Mobile Limited (NYSE:CHL): Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $205.68B. RSI(14) at 36.78. RiskGrade score at 121 (in other words 81% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than CHL). Short float at 0.39%, which implies a short ratio of 2.21 days. The stock has gained 9.81% over the last year.

13. Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCBK): Savings & Loans Industry. Market cap of $6.05B. RSI(14) at 37.16. RiskGrade score at 124 (in other words 80% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than HCBK). Short float at 3.22%, which implies a short ratio of 2.8 days. The stock has lost -9.53% over the last year.

14. Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC): REIT. Market cap of $2.23B. RSI(14) at 35.57. RiskGrade score at 124 (in other words 80% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than OFC). Short float at 7.62%, which implies a short ratio of 6.81 days. The stock has gained 9.44% over the last year.

15. Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. (NYSE:DTG): Rental & Leasing Services Industry. Market cap of $1.37B. RSI(14) at 36.15. RiskGrade score at 127 (in other words 80% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than DTG). Short float at 7.88%, which implies a short ratio of 1.81 days. The stock has gained 127.02% over the last year.

16. Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY): Drug Manufacturer. Market cap of $40.29B. RSI(14) at 37.48. RiskGrade score at 132 (in other words 78% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than LLY). Short float at 3.11%, which implies a short ratio of 5.12 days. The stock has gained 8.01% over the last year.

17. FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE): Electric Utilities Industry. Market cap of $11.05B. RSI(14) at 31.01. RiskGrade score at 133 (in other words 78% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than FE). Short float at 8.48%, which implies a short ratio of 6.85 days. The stock has lost -12.92% over the last year.

18. NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG): Electric Utilities Industry. Market cap of $5.04B. RSI(14) at 33.35. RiskGrade score at 135 (in other words 78% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than NRG). Short float at 5.82%, which implies a short ratio of 5.6 days. The stock has lost -22.23% over the last year.

19. Allegheny Energy Inc. (AYE): Electric Utilities Industry. Market cap of $3.91B. RSI(14) at 35.33. RiskGrade score at 140 (in other words 77% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than AYE). Short float at 7.61%, which implies a short ratio of 5.59 days. The stock has lost -6.53% over the last year.

20. Knight Transportation Inc. (NYSE:KNX): Trucking Industry. Market cap of $1.5B. RSI(14) at 32.48. RiskGrade score at 146 (in other words 75% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than KNX). Short float at 10%, which implies a short ratio of 6.49 days. The stock has gained 11.59% over the last year.

21. AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE:AB): Asset Management Industry. Market cap of $2.69B. RSI(14) at 35.99. RiskGrade score at 149 (in other words 74% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than AB). Short float at 1.22%, which implies a short ratio of 3.74 days. The stock has gained 5.1% over the last year.

22. Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ:GOLD): Gold Industry. Market cap of $8.32B. RSI(14) at 36.86. RiskGrade score at 150 (in other words 74% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than GOLD). Short float at 1.59%, which implies a short ratio of 1.97 days. The stock has gained 31.22% over the last year.

23. Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP): Nonmetallic Mineral Mining Industry. Market cap of $2.44B. RSI(14) at 33.12. RiskGrade score at 164 (in other words 71% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than AHGP). Short float at 1.35%, which implies a short ratio of 2.12 days. The stock has gained 101.68% over the last year.

24. Huaneng Power International Inc. (NYSE:HNP): Electric Utilities Industry. Market cap of $6.85B. RSI(14) at 30.78. RiskGrade score at 164 (in other words 71% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than HNP). Short float at 0.33%, which implies a short ratio of 2.41 days. The stock has lost -11.87% over the last year.

25. Flowserve Corp. (FLS): Diversified Machinery Industry. Market cap of $6.41B. RSI(14) at 35.18. RiskGrade score at 168 (in other words 70% of the tickers in US Markets are riskier than FLS). Short float at 1.75%, which implies a short ratio of 1.45 days. The stock has gained 11.87% over the last year.

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Source: 25 Low Risk, Oversold Stocks