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 -99.84% $180.6 M 8,605,411
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.50% $5.7 M 53,248
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -97.33% $733.8 M 3,839,688
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -95.01% $0.6 M 5,136
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -92.34% $21.2 M 124,280
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -91.66% $110.9 M 763,311
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -91.59% $7.6 M 43,786
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -91.58% $1,237.6 M 27,652,041
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -90.63% $67.9 M 433,206
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -90.55% $372.9 M 3,366,025
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -90.09% $78.4 M 460,675
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -88.99% $796.7 M 21,276,846
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -88.89% $345.5 M 3,464,937
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -88.54% $91.2 M 855,471
BXDB Barclays Short B Leveraged Inverse S&P 500 TR ETN -86.88% $1.6 M 6,823
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -86.50% $9.8 M 8,766
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -86.20% $9.0 M 24,700
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -85.29% $16.3 M 65,269
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -85.22% $226.4 M 1,591,885
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -84.88% $600.4 M 2,767,746
AGQ Ultra Silver -84.35% $459.7 M 263,278
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -83.74% $12.8 M 45,695
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -83.14% $49.1 M 398,188
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -79.29% $127.2 M 610,074
RXD UltraShort Health Care -78.52% $1.8 M 4,237
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -78.31% $12.6 M 41,577
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -77.42% $5.2 M 3,508
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -76.66% $8.7 M 7,019
SKF UltraShort Financials -75.46% $73.3 M 96,078
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -74.99% $4.2 M 6,572
QID UltraShort QQQ -74.87% $374.9 M 3,182,297
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -74.83% $1.5 M 2,394
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -74.57% $7.9 M 1,398
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -74.40% $1.8 M 229
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -74.14% $5.7 M 2,333
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -74.13% $0.5 M 409
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -74.05% $52.2 M 49,329
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -74.04% $37.3 M 943,120
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -74.01% $46.1 M 77,817
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -73.47% $6.7 M 2,914
GASX Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares -73.35% $8.5 M 52,048
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -72.65% $328.5 M 1,965,562
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -71.79% $620.6 M 428,108
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -71.09% $0.6 M 150
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -70.34% $10.8 M 7,203
REW UltraShort Technology -70.26% $4.2 M 4,283
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -70.01% $0.6 M 1,177
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -69.88% $0.8 M 1,216
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -69.84% $2.7 M 2,589
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -69.60% $33.4 M 13,120
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -69.50% $1,606.6 M 6,732,337
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -68.55% $2,551.0 M 6,343,829
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -67.28% $23.0 M 17,403
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -65.54% $24.2 M 53,522
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -65.41% $118.1 M 918,440
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -65.20% $0.8 M 887
SBND 3x Short 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN -64.98% $47.4 M 50,335
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -64.77% $6.0 M 6,157
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -63.62% $36.5 M 74,123
GRN Global Carbon ETN -63.27% $1.9 M 5,790
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -63.11% $229.6 M 656,632
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -63.05% $43.1 M 65,945
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -60.41% $98.9 M 13,208
URA Uranium ETF -60.30% $265.8 M 251,723
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -59.95% $170.5 M 123,811
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -59.43% $0.9 M 832
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -59.33% $1.9 M 2,552
SDP UltraShort Utilities -59.30% $2.8 M 20,215
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -58.71% $4.2 M 4,623
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -58.02% $11.8 M 10,895
GGGG Pure Gold Miners ETF -57.39% $5.8 M 5,957
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -55.99% $8.4 M 1,270
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -55.73% $5.8 M 3,433
RUSS Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares -55.05% $26.4 M 282,651
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -54.98% $77.3 M 52,455
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -54.94% $4.5 M 4,197
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -53.42% $8,359.9 M 27,828,699
RSXJ Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF -53.22% $53.0 M 62,338
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -52.61% $4,448.0 M 3,627,226
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -52.50% $13.2 M 5,863
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -51.71% $26.4 M 8,651
DBS DB Silver Fund -51.63% $34.1 M 4,414
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -51.44% $14.7 M 28,558
USV E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Silver ETN -50.62% $11.3 M 4,602
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -50.19% $33.5 M 16,891
HDGE Active Bear ETF -50.14% $168.9 M 161,495
MLPS E-TRACS 1xMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure Total Return ETN -49.98% $4.3 M 3,340
KRS Short KBW Regional Banking -49.84% $1.5 M 5,530
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -49.76% $651.3 M 5,798,471
SLV Silver Trust -49.60% $6,609.7 M 6,298,035
SIVR Physical Silver Shares -49.12% $382.3 M 83,180
UGL Ultra Gold -48.96% $130.9 M 47,049
EMT Dow Jones Emerging Markets Metals & Mining Titans Index Fund -48.56% $7.5 M 12,113
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -48.38% $173.3 M 113,423