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
DWTI 3x Inverse Crude ETN 63.96% $112.1 M 151,670
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares 60.84% $990.1 M 17,281,996
USLV 3x Long Silver ETN 48.34% $147.9 M 393,627
JNUG Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares 41.91% $292.7 M 3,162,082
SCO UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil 40.80% $225.1 M 1,488,510
DTO DB Crude Oil Dble Short ETN 38.17% $78.8 M 117,971
AGQ Ultra Silver 29.96% $356.2 M 277,070
INDL Daily India Bull 2x Shares 29.81% $97.6 M 47,363
DRN Daily Real Estate Bull 3x Shares 27.89% $185.0 M 124,011
UGLD 3x Long Gold ETN 27.63% $49.3 M 183,510
TMF Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bull 3x Shares 26.99% $114.6 M 172,075
BAR Daily Gold Bull 3x Shares 26.95% $3.6 M 4,629
LBND 3x Long 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN 25.38% $45.1 M 3,555
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF 20.67% $65.7 M 134,516
DNO United States Short Oil Fund 20.18% $15.9 M 28,633
ASDR VelocityShares Emerging Asia DR ETF 20.07% $9.0 M 225
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners 19.53% $6,838.2 M 65,635,945
BXUB Barclays Long B Leveraged S&P 500 TR ETN 19.45% $4.7 M 179
UGL Ultra Gold 17.86% $118.3 M 60,505
SGDM Gold Miners ETF 17.26% $207.6 M 244,416
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN 17.23% $156.4 M 127,786
DEE DB Commodity Double Short ETN 17.16% $3.3 M 523
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio 17.06% $23.0 M 45,616
UBT Ultra 20+ Year Treasury 16.93% $91.1 M 39,146
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
UVXY Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF 16.10% $375.1 M 15,555,670
BXUC Barclays Long C Leveraged S&P 500 TR ETN 16.01% $32.5 M 114
GEUR Gartman Gold/Euro ETF 15.95% $8.6 M 16,273
TVIX Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN 15.94% $303.9 M 29,665,561
DBS DB Silver Fund 15.63% $23.5 M 7,808
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 15.46% $2,073.6 M 20,916,291
URE Ultra Real Estate 14.89% $329.8 M 55,668
SIVR Physical Silver Shares 14.52% $318.0 M 136,921
DRR Market Vectors-Double Short Euro ETN 14.45% $51.8 M 18,340
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares 14.44% $265.3 M 3,172,705
SLV Silver Trust 14.41% $5,702.0 M 9,376,022
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares 14.38% $68.4 M 3,568,871
ZROZ 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index Fund 14.34% $161.1 M 28,073
EUO UltraShort Euro 14.30% $566.7 M 1,347,605
UUPT 3x Long U.S. Dollar Index Futures ETN 13.55% $57.6 M 61,316
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF 13.46% $35.4 M 43,137
SZO DB Crude Oil Short ETN 13.26% $5.6 M 4,856