100 Lowest 3 Year ETF Returns

The following table lists the bottom 100 exchange-traded funds in terms of 3 year returns. These are the 100 ETFs that have had the lowest percentage gain over the last 3 years. You may also wish to see the 100 ETFs with the highest 3-year returns.

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Symbol
Name
3-Year Return
AUM
Avg Volume
UVXY Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -99.92% $211.7 M 12,073,324
TVIX Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN -99.92% $221.9 M 24,905,877
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.59% $4.8 M 118,068
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -99.02% $737.8 M 5,309,503
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -96.27% $1.3 M 6,574
USLV 3x Long Silver ETN -95.81% $133.0 M 260,271
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -94.67% $92.0 M 1,754,630
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -94.65% $7.9 M 72,224
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -94.65% $768.8 M 51,531,137
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -92.94% $59.5 M 526,909
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -90.77% $18.9 M 211,374
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -89.24% $273.8 M 4,302,066
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -88.25% $284.3 M 4,635,246
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -87.17% $589.1 M 20,034,355
BXDB Barclays Short B Leveraged Inverse S&P 500 TR ETN -86.88% $1.6 M 6,823
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -86.72% $68.6 M 907,830
BOIL Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas -84.90% $80.8 M 130,529
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -84.80% $5.0 M 16,989
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -84.77% $8.6 M 38,135
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -84.09% $215.2 M 3,041,905
AGQ Ultra Silver -83.80% $369.9 M 216,297
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -83.61% $488.9 M 4,605,283
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -83.05% $164.8 M 972,136
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -82.62% $14.8 M 86,891
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -81.47% $9.6 M 64,205
RXD UltraShort Health Care -81.00% $3.3 M 3,829
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -80.20% $1.6 M 3,048
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -79.73% $14.7 M 101,403
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -78.73% $31.5 M 36,241
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -78.09% $82.9 M 1,438,385
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -78.08% $41.6 M 96,115
UGLD 3x Long Gold ETN -77.61% $40.3 M 180,703
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -77.43% $107.2 M 1,221,791
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -75.99% $9.5 M 9,452
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -75.95% $2,104.2 M 8,739,873
GASL Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3x Shares -75.15% $39.4 M 221,309
SKF UltraShort Financials -75.03% $67.9 M 124,694
QID UltraShort QQQ -74.60% $355.4 M 3,554,936
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -73.38% $49.5 M 1,558,218
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -72.77% $5.4 M 2,042
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -72.65% $3.5 M 2,123
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -72.45% $5.1 M 4,347
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -72.33% $0.5 M 848
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -71.60% $4.6 M 20,871
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -71.53% $240.7 M 2,163,045
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -70.34% $0.6 M 554
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -70.02% $9.8 M 8,398
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -69.56% $9.3 M 16,139
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -69.47% $0.6 M 2,290
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -69.46% $0.8 M 2,234
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -69.02% $18.3 M 29,945
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -68.78% $1.4 M 923
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -68.67% $1,272.6 M 10,240,197
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -68.49% $1.8 M 1,193
REW UltraShort Technology -67.65% $5.6 M 9,118
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -66.79% $6,336.8 M 34,319,109
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -65.36% $0.1 M 892
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -65.27% $3.3 M 3,015
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -63.10% $20.7 M 10,488
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -62.19% $39.2 M 87,503
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -62.15% $41.1 M 39,180
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -62.14% $7.3 M 11,276
URA Uranium ETF -61.71% $213.3 M 246,212
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -61.69% $67.0 M 15,938
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -61.61% $195.2 M 1,229,035
SIL Silver Miners ETF -60.67% $191.9 M 236,405
SDP UltraShort Utilities -59.97% $4.8 M 12,245
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -59.66% $95.2 M 1,513,982
UGL Ultra Gold -59.37% $115.1 M 36,921
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -59.07% $528.8 M 714,109
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -58.92% $143.1 M 104,273
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -58.87% $22.3 M 44,736
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -58.34% $4.8 M 11,533
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -57.80% $149.2 M 155,212
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -56.57% $1.0 M 685
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -55.60% $74.0 M 72,579
MLPS E-TRACS 1xMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure Total Return ETN -55.52% $4.1 M 6,530
DBS DB Silver Fund -54.68% $22.5 M 8,770
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -54.65% $37.1 M 21,595
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -54.12% $18.0 M 25,005
YCL Ultra Yen -53.94% $1.7 M 3,908
USV E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Silver ETN -53.46% $9.4 M 8,554
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -52.83% $48.6 M 187,702
SLV Silver Trust -52.20% $5,895.1 M 6,624,720
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -52.10% $8.1 M 13,262
SIVR Physical Silver Shares -51.86% $323.0 M 88,271
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -51.64% $2.1 M 711
HDGE Active Bear ETF -51.36% $171.2 M 292,435
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -50.85% $13.3 M 7,726
WEAT Wheat Fund -49.98% $29.2 M 95,215
SGAR Pure Beta Sugar ETN -49.17% $2.5 M 1,356
CANE Sugar Fund -49.06% $2.6 M 3,472