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100 Highest YTD ETF Returns

The following table lists the top 100 exchange-traded funds in terms of year-to-date returns. These are the 100 ETFs that have had the highest percentage return since the beginning of the current calendar year. You may also wish to see the 100 ETFs with the lowest YTD returns.

This data may include leveraged and inverse ETFs. To exclude leveraged and inverse ETFs from the table below, click here.

Symbol Name YTD Return AUM Avg Volume
LABD Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3x Shares 155.13% $21,411.00 712,732
ZBIO UltraPro Short NASDAQ Biotechnology 107.22% $13,569.50 80,492
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares 77.22% $857,935.80 8,863,952
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology 65.48% $124,568.60 551,251
UVXY Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF 60.85% $407,910.40 30,707,057
TVIX VelocityShares Daily 2X VIX Short-Term ETN 60.22% $378,009.30 34,568,402
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares 54.28% $79,764.70 203,033
GDXX Ultra Gold Miners 52.05% $2,831.20 8,301
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return 51.16% $4,549.90 155,213
CLAW Daily Homebuilders & Supplies Bear 3x Shares 47.74% $6,280.00 2,275
WDRW Direxion Daily Regional Banks Bear 3x Shares 46.36% $2,531.50 743
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 44.82% $70,614.00 1,152,457
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares 44.22% $396,556.00 4,043,133
DTO DB Crude Oil Dble Short ETN 43.64% $155,043.00 23,010
DWTI VelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETN 42.50% $393,258.50 1,068,198
FINZ UltraPro Short Financials 41.85% $3,505.10 3,040
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ 41.34% $342,941.10 8,297,678
LABS Daily S&P Biotech Bear 1X Shares LABS 41.19% $8,182.50 N/A
SICK Direxion Daily Healthcare Bear 3X Shares 39.14% $2,445.50 N/A
JNUG Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares 37.94% $128,147.40 913,937
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares 37.47% $302,432.80 1,357,916
HBZ UltraShort Homebuilders & Supplies 35.52% $2,385.00 5,703
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China 35.31% $81,802.60 101,635
PILS Daily Pharmaceutical & Medical Bear 2x Shares 35.30% $4,895.00 232
UGLD VelocityShares 3x Long Gold ETN 34.87% $69,761.60 369,178
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors 34.58% $3,763.10 1,615
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares 34.28% $26,852.80 103,424
TVIZ VelocityShares Daily 2X VIX Short-Term ETN 32.96% $1,929.90 2,510
SCO UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil 32.21% $172,689.50 666,984
VIIX VelocityShares Short-Term VIX Futures ETN 31.22% $11,850.50 373,490
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN 31.14% $650,251.20 75,642,555
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF 31.13% $89,876.60 3,434,222
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF 30.29% $64,600.00 105,714
HAKD Daily Cyber Security Bear 2x Shares 29.34% $2,848.00 1,386
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 28.99% $201,924.90 1,614,905
RXD UltraShort Health Care 27.24% $3,501.10 2,615
DGAZ VelocityShares 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN 26.92% $103,705.90 5,418,506
USLV VelocityShares 3x Long Silver ETN 26.81% $129,051.60 545,183
QID UltraShort QQQ 26.76% $339,728.90 4,361,586
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 25.93% $6,830.00 15,911
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares 25.69% $12,418.10 12,354
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares 25.57% $19,411.60 25,413
SKF UltraShort Financials 25.27% $61,024.20 43,490
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners 24.27% $5,640,139.60 56,850,453
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 23.84% $499,098.00 7,054,235
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares 23.76% $285,355.70 6,627,722
GDJJ Ultra Junior Miners 23.49% $2,949.00 950
REW UltraShort Technology 23.11% $6,694.40 3,712
SZO DB Crude Oil Short ETN 23.06% $22,470.60 4,048
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan 22.68% $1,459.10 1,406
TMF Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bull 3x Shares 22.62% $77,018.50 153,719
KOLD UltraShort DJ-UBS Natural Gas 22.31% $14,018.30 17,351
UGL Ultra Gold 22.20% $79,335.00 30,157
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares 22.15% $18,093.60 66,217
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN 22.11% $115,616.10 40,276
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services 22.08% $5,446.60 1,689
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio 21.62% $15,132.00 11,637
CHAD Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1x Shares 21.24% $159,264.00 170,349
SGDM Gold Miners ETF 21.21% $114,312.50 85,103
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 20.19% $130,357.30 1,956,129
SGDJ Junior Gold Miners ETF 20.10% $27,987.50 6,563
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 19.61% $5,290.80 1,115
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan 19.59% $14,114.40 16,271
DRIP Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3x Shares 19.59% $17,894.00 64,233
DNO United States Short Oil Fund 17.93% $28,215.00 30,944
AGQ Ultra Silver 17.50% $240,764.30 188,748
YXI Short FTSE/Xinhua China 17.44% $15,255.00 13,590
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 17.27% $9,306.30 8,578
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE 17.00% $6,408.30 4,786
OLO DB Crude Oil Long ETN 16.63% $9,569.10 21,758
SDS UltraShort S&P500 16.16% $1,502,667.60 14,088,175
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF 16.13% $47,084.10 29,598
ELR SPDR DJ Wilshire Large Cap ETF 16.12% $38,265.00 1,586
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares 15.73% $98,785.80 784,435
VIIZ VelocityShares Daily Long VIX Medium-Term ETN 15.35% $693.20 1,045
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF 15.30% $25,065.70 23,933
KRS Short KBW Regional Banking 15.29% $1,387.00 359
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN 15.17% $53,521.60 421,659
UBT Ultra 20+ Year Treasury 15.14% $50,220.00 13,143
DDP DB Commodity Short ETN 14.92% $1,948.20 193
UPW Ultra Utilities 14.83% $18,229.80 3,332
HDGE Ranger Equity Bear ETF 14.59% $151,809.30 285,392
SIJ UltraShort Industrials 14.33% $6,001.00 3,284
LBND 3x Long 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN 14.04% $8,241.80 528
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares 14.02% $12,798.60 56,998
RWM Short Russell2000 13.89% $438,213.10 786,765
DXD UltraShort Dow30 13.69% $242,918.50 1,564,786
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico 13.68% $1,478.00 687
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 13.48% $1,418,659.50 7,295,962
DEE DB Commodity Double Short ETN 13.38% $2,487.20 192
MLPS E-TRACS 1xMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure Total Return ETN 13.20% $6,928.00 19,952
PSQ Short QQQ 13.07% $391,437.00 605,246
SRS UltraShort Real Estate 12.85% $38,516.70 98,838
SEF Short Financials 12.74% $30,855.00 27,559
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods 12.13% $2,654.90 5,091
TYD Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bull 3x Shares 12.08% $7,492.50 929
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials 11.92% $20,348.70 34,189
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF 11.75% $28,037.90 97,621
SLVP MSCI Global Silver Miners ETF 11.74% $14,975.00 25,216
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares 11.70% $71,518.30 1,838,019

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