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 -99.94% $277.7 M 14,639,375
TVIX Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN -99.94% $328.9 M 31,098,088
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.73% $6.9 M 149,246
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -98.91% $727.2 M 13,255,080
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -97.14% $1.8 M 6,222
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -95.21% $108.1 M 1,821,274
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -95.21% $909.2 M 52,001,012
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -95.21% $10.8 M 83,285
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -94.75% $24.8 M 293,409
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -94.08% $47.4 M 133,122
USLV 3x Long Silver ETN -94.04% $107.4 M 319,985
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -92.45% $259.9 M 4,035,635
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -91.38% $247.6 M 5,410,468
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -89.43% $583.7 M 20,206,607
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -89.05% $75.3 M 790,555
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -88.24% $93.5 M 3,018,217
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -88.21% $8.2 M 43,618
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -87.87% $8.3 M 18,468
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -87.58% $186.2 M 3,215,606
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -87.24% $12.0 M 97,078
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -87.17% $397.5 M 5,210,322
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -87.09% $12.5 M 90,451
GASL Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3x Shares -85.50% $57.6 M 1,103,915
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -85.09% $12.0 M 69,817
RXD UltraShort Health Care -84.08% $3.5 M 6,022
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -81.40% $104.8 M 1,281,626
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -80.76% $28.7 M 24,704
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -80.70% $6.0 M 7,428
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -80.67% $55.9 M 1,340,345
BOIL Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas -80.61% $88.1 M 239,785
SKF UltraShort Financials -80.34% $59.1 M 33,612
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -79.98% $1.6 M 2,593
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -79.93% $7.5 M 12,672
AGQ Ultra Silver -79.55% $301.9 M 262,565
QID UltraShort QQQ -79.45% $344.3 M 3,599,608
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -78.01% $9.9 M 11,091
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -77.38% $3.1 M 1,971
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -76.39% $4.7 M 3,047
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -75.50% $5.0 M 1,949
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -75.35% $193.1 M 1,970,543
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -75.31% $0.7 M 509
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -75.24% $29.5 M 46,263
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -75.12% $0.5 M 171
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -74.82% $86.7 M 3,412,452
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -74.62% $0.6 M 431
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -74.31% $1,554.4 M 17,775,654
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -74.17% $10.8 M 22,788
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -73.65% $1,095.6 M 10,682,152
REW UltraShort Technology -73.53% $5.7 M 2,685
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -72.57% $0.5 M 1,126
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -72.00% $1.3 M 757
UGLD 3x Long Gold ETN -71.89% $36.7 M 182,594
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -71.81% $1.6 M 1,251
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -70.23% $40.7 M 35,158
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -68.24% $1.7 M 1,069
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -67.76% $378.6 M 3,333,938
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -67.75% $33.2 M 87,848
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -67.43% $0.1 M 137
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -66.59% $184.5 M 1,345,348
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -66.12% $17.3 M 41,243
SDP UltraShort Utilities -64.46% $5.5 M 4,604
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -64.03% $5,978.7 M 60,020,910
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -63.83% $62.8 M 75,002
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -63.77% $84.5 M 1,330,943
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -62.79% $16.4 M 34,574
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -61.59% $6.0 M 10,309
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -61.33% $6.8 M 11,111
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -60.70% $12.6 M 8,583
YCL Ultra Yen -60.33% $2.2 M 4,451
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -59.33% $18.6 M 17,325
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -56.58% $64.5 M 26,549
SIL Silver Miners ETF -56.28% $179.1 M 348,817
SEF Short Financials -54.75% $20.2 M 18,211
HDGE Active Bear ETF -54.75% $138.7 M 306,726
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -54.27% $61.6 M 366,906
RSXJ Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF -54.09% $50.9 M 51,186
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -54.01% $1.2 M 571
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -53.85% $1.2 M 820
PSQ Short QQQ -53.85% $192.8 M 613,323
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -53.84% $3.8 M 8,053
UGL Ultra Gold -52.55% $102.9 M 49,269
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -52.50% $37.3 M 18,846
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -52.44% $438.7 M 718,532
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -51.97% $125.1 M 114,612
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -51.80% $124.7 M 167,966
XVZ S&P 500 Dynamic VIX ETN -51.17% $19.0 M 17,323
URA Uranium ETF -50.99% $225.6 M 291,635
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN -50.71% $2.5 M 2,686
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -50.49% $20.0 M 71,012
KRS Short KBW Regional Banking -50.39% $1.4 M 978
DBS DB Silver Fund -49.94% $20.5 M 9,098