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 -99.83% $471.7 M 15,707,884
TVIX Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN -99.82% $386.3 M 30,027,885
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.37% $8.1 M 146,289
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -98.69% $852.8 M 17,425,648
USLV 3x Long Silver ETN -95.31% $148.0 M 411,186
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -95.15% $2.8 M 4,116
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -94.25% $130.6 M 1,153,835
GASL Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3x Shares -92.52% $63.4 M 1,933,160
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -92.39% $65.0 M 179,030
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -91.98% $110.2 M 1,246,360
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -91.97% $807.1 M 43,049,508
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -91.96% $12.6 M 68,832
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -90.46% $20.1 M 273,024
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -88.00% $278.4 M 3,194,276
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -87.63% $239.4 M 4,530,621
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -85.38% $583.1 M 16,026,308
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -84.87% $76.9 M 818,111
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -84.34% $8.2 M 61,521
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -84.28% $8.7 M 33,998
BOIL Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas -84.20% $76.1 M 328,252
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -83.98% $12.0 M 93,827
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -83.92% $8.1 M 24,183
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -83.47% $629.4 M 7,897,546
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -82.97% $176.1 M 2,814,286
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -82.52% $410.3 M 4,528,102
AGQ Ultra Silver -82.20% $361.8 M 285,830
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -81.51% $11.9 M 77,716
RXD UltraShort Health Care -81.48% $3.5 M 8,403
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -77.19% $17.5 M 36,659
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -76.82% $6.0 M 12,857
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -76.70% $1,977.0 M 21,042,051
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -76.55% $33.8 M 43,551
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -75.81% $102.8 M 956,803
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -75.13% $1.8 M 1,486
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -74.98% $30.0 M 23,396
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -74.75% $47.1 M 835,713
UGLD 3x Long Gold ETN -74.44% $48.6 M 186,437
QID UltraShort QQQ -73.84% $325.4 M 2,875,686
SKF UltraShort Financials -73.34% $64.6 M 46,721
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -72.34% $6.5 M 5,071
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -72.08% $6.9 M 6,606
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -70.94% $11.6 M 10,957
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -69.70% $5.1 M 817
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -69.47% $171.5 M 1,540,830
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -68.77% $8.6 M 17,122
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -68.18% $5.0 M 1,263
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -67.63% $1,150.8 M 8,079,397
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -66.96% $1.7 M 803
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN -66.67% $1.9 M 2,345
SDP UltraShort Utilities -66.42% $5.0 M 5,354
URA Uranium ETF -65.91% $193.7 M 271,083
REW UltraShort Technology -65.91% $6.1 M 1,731
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -65.87% $316.9 M 679,643
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -65.66% $27.5 M 85,665
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -65.06% $53.7 M 21,322
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -63.61% $0.1 M 112
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -62.99% $35.0 M 25,422
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -61.65% $4.0 M 6,995
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -61.38% $76.5 M 3,579,860
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -61.22% $6,719.9 M 65,883,242
RSXJ Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF -60.92% $51.1 M 44,141
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -60.74% $554.4 M 2,201,010
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -60.16% $194.4 M 1,002,284
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -59.52% $102.4 M 134,973
YCL Ultra Yen -59.47% $2.2 M 6,124
SIL Silver Miners ETF -59.27% $203.9 M 364,011
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -59.23% $23.0 M 47,862
SBND 3x Short 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN -58.09% $36.2 M 60,179
COPX Copper Miners ETF -57.58% $18.9 M 38,889
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -57.09% $11.4 M 14,037
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -56.78% $2.4 M 1,892
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -56.61% $51.5 M 54,775
USO United States Oil Fund -56.45% $962.4 M 21,044,887
DBO DB Oil Fund -56.36% $332.4 M 645,303
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -55.97% $12.2 M 7,930
UGL Ultra Gold -55.43% $113.7 M 61,954
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -55.15% $37.1 M 19,479
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -54.55% $16.0 M 89,137
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -54.46% $156.4 M 135,941
USV E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Silver ETN -54.14% $8.8 M 11,558
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -54.00% $1.7 M 3,280
OLO DB Crude Oil Long ETN -54.00% $7.1 M 17,822
CU ISE Global Copper Index Fund -53.88% $16.9 M 9,725
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -53.83% $6.0 M 6,749
DBS DB Silver Fund -53.57% $23.5 M 7,889