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
TVIX Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN -99.79% $275.5 M 11,243,050
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.35% $10.6 M 65,097
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -98.22% $702.9 M 5,209,664
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -94.81% $1.6 M 10,035
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -90.70% $117.4 M 1,098,443
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -90.54% $974.8 M 39,161,758
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -90.52% $9.6 M 137,181
AGQ Ultra Silver -89.12% $463.5 M 508,425
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -88.50% $17.6 M 104,719
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -88.25% $598.8 M 18,024,164
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -88.11% $54.2 M 463,635
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -87.86% $71.7 M 987,214
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -87.61% $359.0 M 6,715,013
BXDB Barclays Short B Leveraged Inverse S&P 500 TR ETN -86.88% $1.6 M 6,823
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -86.54% $242.2 M 4,540,047
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -84.50% $8.7 M 20,083
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -84.47% $8.6 M 50,284
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -83.94% $11.3 M 59,698
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -82.85% $180.3 M 2,914,419
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -82.51% $483.5 M 4,389,160
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -82.49% $17.7 M 87,356
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -81.09% $48.8 M 546,570
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -80.56% $42.0 M 96,749
GASX Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares -78.93% $9.0 M 57,149
GRN Global Carbon ETN -78.82% $1.7 M 18,559
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -78.20% $114.4 M 1,132,724
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -77.00% $7.4 M 8,387
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -76.72% $1,835.5 M 3,767,730
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -75.95% $22.3 M 29,397
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -75.50% $7.0 M 8,485
RXD UltraShort Health Care -75.48% $2.2 M 3,748
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -74.26% $8.3 M 2,773
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -74.13% $546.6 M 386,633
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -73.60% $1.9 M 14,148
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -73.38% $52.3 M 88,322
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -73.30% $68.1 M 1,117,019
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -72.44% $6.2 M 2,942
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -71.45% $285.0 M 2,133,574
QID UltraShort QQQ -71.32% $334.4 M 5,541,112
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -71.12% $7.0 M 3,405
SKF UltraShort Financials -71.03% $83.6 M 295,233
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -70.47% $1.9 M 719
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -69.80% $37.4 M 18,609
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -68.71% $0.6 M 232
SBND 3x Short 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN -68.71% $46.4 M 48,400
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -68.51% $0.7 M 1,536
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -67.52% $11.8 M 11,113
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -67.44% $0.7 M 1,782
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -67.22% $4.5 M 5,557
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -66.82% $2.1 M 1,564
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -66.29% $1,538.4 M 12,998,837
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -65.76% $6.3 M 11,997
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -65.57% $7.2 M 3,822
REW UltraShort Technology -65.43% $5.3 M 10,337
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -64.98% $3.1 M 1,046
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -64.09% $98.7 M 14,803
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -63.38% $19.1 M 94,694
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -63.12% $33.8 M 151,008
SDP UltraShort Utilities -62.85% $4.0 M 2,941
INDL Daily India Bull 2x Shares -62.65% $38.5 M 29,463
URA Uranium ETF -62.25% $235.2 M 303,684
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -62.21% $5.4 M 10,989
GGGG Pure Gold Miners ETF -61.77% $4.2 M 6,063
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -61.63% $49.4 M 94,092
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -61.59% $228.4 M 1,096,721
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -61.15% $52.6 M 99,675
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -60.77% $7,604.9 M 37,387,934
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -60.56% $3.7 M 4,375
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -60.45% $158.1 M 142,505
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -60.23% $1.0 M 726
EDC Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3X Shares -59.71% $293.6 M 4,297,149
YINN Daily China Bull 3x Shares -59.22% $95.4 M 263,516
PLTM ISE Global Platinum Index Fund -58.58% $10.9 M 8,034
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -57.82% $124.7 M 1,443,044
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -57.63% $24.7 M 14,652
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -57.29% $4.6 M 8,486
DBS DB Silver Fund -56.97% $32.5 M 5,016
SIL Silver Miners ETF -56.63% $236.4 M 308,283
USV E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Silver ETN -56.01% $10.9 M 30,057
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -55.09% $4,161.6 M 3,269,441
RSXJ Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF -55.01% $35.6 M 45,849
SLV Silver Trust -54.88% $6,441.7 M 7,279,073
SIVR Physical Silver Shares -54.63% $359.4 M 113,908
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -54.29% $15.5 M 39,389
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -52.89% $27.4 M 9,710
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -52.88% $2.2 M 1,045
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -52.76% $10.8 M 9,814
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -51.69% $1.1 M 830
CHIM China Materials ETF -48.98% $2.2 M 1,665
EMT Dow Jones Emerging Markets Metals & Mining Titans Index Fund -48.56% $7.5 M 12,113
KRS Short KBW Regional Banking -47.95% $2.9 M 3,549
JO Dow Jones-UBS Coffee ETN -47.83% $110.9 M 356,727
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -47.76% $58.2 M 14,425
SCIF India Small-Cap Index ETF -46.60% $178.8 M 107,346