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.

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Symbol
Name
YTD Return
AUM
Avg Volume
DSXJ Double Short US 10 Year Treasury Futures ETNs 100.90% $8.0 M 668
JO Dow Jones-UBS Coffee ETN 96.27% $118.0 M 357,789
CAFE Pure Beta Coffee ETN 87.07% $10.2 M 40,330
RUSS Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares 56.11% $19.0 M 242,652
BOS DB Base Metals Short ETN 51.12% $1.8 M 2,602
GASL Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3x Shares 47.84% $17.5 M 59,484
DDP DB Commodity Short ETN 44.99% $3.4 M 2,784
AGF DB Agriculture Long ETN 44.22% $3.7 M 12,967
DRN Daily Real Estate Bull 3x Shares 40.29% $97.8 M 123,114
UGAZ 3x Long Natural Gas ETN 38.21% $63.7 M 1,690,521
BOIL Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas 34.06% $19.1 M 165,171
DPU DB Commodity Long ETN 31.94% $2.1 M 2,850
JJN DJ-UBS Nickel Total Return Sub-Index ETN 31.90% $8.4 M 7,581
SOXL Daily Semiconductor Bull 3x Shares 30.34% $78.6 M 105,427
NINI Pure Beta Nickel ETN 30.21% $7.0 M 4,145
EGPT Egypt Index ETF 30.20% $72.6 M 22,398
JJS Dow Jones-UBS Softs Total Return Sub-Index ETN 28.63% $18.4 M 4,950
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares 28.46% $676.9 M 5,130,267
TMF Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bull 3x Shares 28.39% $36.0 M 101,281
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP 27.60% $720.3 M 16,606,984
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN 27.38% $34.1 M 149,586
MES Market Vectors Gulf States Index ETF 26.11% $29.9 M 19,543
LBND 3x Long 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN 25.88% $25.5 M 2,221
GRWN Pure Beta Softs ETN 25.21% $1.0 M 300
ITLT DB 3x Italian Treasury Bond Futures ETN 24.90% $16.3 M 393
UPW Ultra Utilities 24.42% $31.7 M 8,627
TAN Solar ETF 23.17% $418.2 M 674,468
MORL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 23.09% $223.9 M 323,536
URE Ultra Real Estate 22.59% $299.0 M 115,516
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF 22.36% $42.1 M 93,805
GULF Middle East Dividend ETF 22.18% $75.1 M 56,687
JPNS Direxion Daily Japan Bear 3x Shares 22.00% $3.1 M 5,805
EIDO MSCI Indonesia ETF 21.45% $468.8 M 676,806
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity 21.07% $3.4 M 4,142
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN 21.01% $6.2 M 7,993
GGGG Pure Gold Miners ETF 20.81% $4.2 M 5,549
IDXJ Market Vectors Indonesia Small-Cap ETF 20.50% $7.2 M 21,776
IPLT 2x Inverse Platinum ETN 20.30% $5.7 M 9,067
JNUG Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares 19.87% $83.7 M 819,775
JFT KEYnotes First Trust Enh 130/30 LgCp ETN 19.73% $4.5 M 1,344
DBA DB Agriculture Fund 19.59% $1,528.1 M 962,300
IDX Market Vectors Indonesia Index ETF 19.29% $265.7 M 236,878
JJA DJ-UBS Agriculture Subindex Total Return ETN 19.15% $104.8 M 17,646
BOM DB Base Metals Dble Shrt ETN 18.78% $3.0 M 2,440
UBT Ultra 20+ Year Treasury 18.71% $23.9 M 18,175
UGLD 3x Long Gold ETN 18.66% $48.2 M 237,354
NAGS Natural Gas Fund 18.25% $2.1 M 7,664
SCIF India Small-Cap Index ETF 18.11% $184.5 M 104,462
FUE MLCX Biofuels Index TR ETN 17.96% $2.7 M 1,806
USAG United States Agriculture Index Fund 17.90% $2.6 M 897
EMM SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF 17.89% $97.0 M 4,073
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN 17.49% $21.7 M 34,663
BDG DB Base Metals Long ETN 16.94% $0.8 M 2,948
USD Ultra Semiconductors 16.73% $27.4 M 7,202
ERX Daily Energy Bull 3X Shares 16.28% $147.1 M 334,386
TMW SPDR DJ Wilshire Total Market ETF 16.19% $508.0 M 4,278
ELR SPDR DJ Wilshire Large Cap ETF 16.12% $38.3 M 1,586
JJG DJ-UBS Grains Total Return Sub-Index ETN 16.00% $101.5 M 48,241
ZROZ 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index Fund 15.80% $73.1 M 17,602
EWI iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF 15.65% $1,384.0 M 2,453,898
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF 15.54% $27.9 M 9,451
FCG ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund 15.44% $517.7 M 532,627
FTGC Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund 15.37% $103.0 M 55,010
RGRA Rogers Enhanced Agriculture ETN 15.29% n/a 2,157