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 -99.95% $182.4 M 12,066,948
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.78% $4.6 M 74,958
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -97.65% $766.8 M 3,658,115
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -97.12% $0.9 M 6,621
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -95.72% $108.2 M 1,005,568
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -95.70% $1,034.6 M 33,229,359
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -95.70% $7.3 M 51,000
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -94.71% $18.1 M 124,117
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -93.62% $69.0 M 395,264
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -93.06% $354.7 M 3,207,273
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -92.37% $825.4 M 18,403,686
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -92.10% $86.0 M 912,014
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -91.69% $340.8 M 3,132,991
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -90.31% $9.0 M 11,053
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -90.25% $9.6 M 21,776
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -88.90% $243.5 M 1,676,608
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -88.85% $14.3 M 58,073
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -88.54% $501.1 M 3,028,491
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -87.99% $42.0 M 411,080
BXDB Barclays Short B Leveraged Inverse S&P 500 TR ETN -86.88% $1.6 M 6,823
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -86.61% $12.3 M 43,621
AGQ Ultra Silver -86.44% $419.8 M 243,932
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -83.76% $14.3 M 58,462
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -83.55% $114.1 M 635,680
RXD UltraShort Health Care -82.28% $1.7 M 3,461
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -81.95% $5.4 M 3,306
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -81.37% $4.0 M 7,479
GASX Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares -81.15% $7.1 M 41,756
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -80.79% $7.1 M 5,016
SKF UltraShort Financials -80.72% $70.3 M 83,818
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -80.59% $42.9 M 83,121
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -80.51% $59.8 M 1,143,668
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -80.48% $1.5 M 2,425
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -80.33% $7.6 M 1,416
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -80.29% $5.4 M 1,653
QID UltraShort QQQ -79.67% $367.9 M 2,673,959
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -79.36% $6.4 M 3,514
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -79.28% $292.0 M 1,895,039
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -78.24% $1.7 M 165
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -77.35% $118.6 M 503,747
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -77.22% $0.5 M 324
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -77.02% $13.5 M 6,812
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -76.84% $105.5 M 1,073,389
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -76.10% $0.6 M 2,133
REW UltraShort Technology -76.06% $4.0 M 3,569
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -75.95% $0.7 M 837
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -75.18% $0.6 M 293
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -75.09% $1,538.6 M 6,643,445
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -74.73% $2.6 M 2,569
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -74.60% $36.3 M 20,230
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -73.21% $47.5 M 49,420
RUSS Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares -72.54% $23.0 M 320,948
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -71.88% $39.5 M 70,944
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -70.30% $0.9 M 916
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -70.19% $3.4 M 4,194
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -68.85% $43.8 M 59,477
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -68.74% $221.1 M 626,541
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -68.61% $0.9 M 798
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -68.39% $2,601.0 M 7,096,847
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -67.61% $13.4 M 10,011
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -65.29% $4.3 M 7,714
GRN Global Carbon ETN -64.59% $2.0 M 2,739
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -64.09% $586.2 M 472,479
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -63.79% $1.9 M 1,544
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -63.72% $75.6 M 49,755
SDP UltraShort Utilities -62.04% $5.0 M 12,758
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -60.16% $25.5 M 50,339
GGGG Pure Gold Miners ETF -59.00% $5.6 M 7,806
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -58.90% $13.9 M 5,800
UGL Ultra Gold -58.58% $128.2 M 42,127
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -58.44% $14.0 M 26,968
HDGE Active Bear ETF -58.04% $176.0 M 170,853
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -58.04% $169.5 M 115,594
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -56.69% $8,537.3 M 29,538,168
KRS Short KBW Regional Banking -56.63% $1.5 M 4,394
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -56.61% $34.8 M 59,341
DBS DB Silver Fund -55.72% $32.0 M 4,083
SBND 3x Short 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN -55.36% $54.8 M 58,364
USV E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Silver ETN -54.85% $10.7 M 5,084
MLPS E-TRACS 1xMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure Total Return ETN -54.68% $4.0 M 1,787
SEF Short Financials -54.09% $21.3 M 21,947
PSQ Short QQQ -53.78% $208.3 M 574,623
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -53.66% $33.6 M 15,667
SLV Silver Trust -53.63% $6,401.2 M 6,054,603
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -53.41% $94.2 M 11,214
SBB Short SmallCap600 -53.35% $9.3 M 2,094
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -53.29% $26.6 M 9,073
SIVR Physical Silver Shares -53.25% $361.4 M 74,062
RWM Short Russell2000 -52.09% $837.1 M 1,520,817
URA Uranium ETF -51.45% $267.5 M 228,236
TOTS Daily Total Market Bear 1X Shares -50.56% $2.1 M 5,954
MYY Short MidCap400 -50.37% $134.3 M 109,147
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -49.67% $191.4 M 130,083
YCL Ultra Yen -49.52% $1.9 M 3,189