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% $230.2 M 13,135,305
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.77% $4.7 M 76,774
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -98.29% $733.5 M 3,766,306
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -97.30% $0.9 M 5,954
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -95.91% $123.8 M 1,077,692
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -95.91% $7.5 M 50,331
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -95.89% $1,192.6 M 34,294,539
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -92.73% $21.5 M 135,706
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -92.51% $360.5 M 3,103,086
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -92.29% $77.4 M 413,791
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -90.83% $892.9 M 17,934,564
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -90.50% $97.2 M 969,249
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -89.97% $330.5 M 3,252,312
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -88.66% $9.3 M 12,094
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -88.47% $9.9 M 23,526
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -87.63% $264.1 M 1,735,240
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -87.32% $520.1 M 3,067,151
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -86.90% $15.2 M 59,360
BXDB Barclays Short B Leveraged Inverse S&P 500 TR ETN -86.88% $1.6 M 6,823
AGQ Ultra Silver -86.45% $414.5 M 239,558
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -85.54% $46.5 M 403,745
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -83.58% $16.2 M 71,834
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -83.40% $13.9 M 48,426
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -82.70% $122.8 M 677,191
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -81.78% $5.6 M 3,331
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -81.37% $43.5 M 77,146
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -81.29% $59.6 M 1,111,608
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -81.24% $1.5 M 2,371
RXD UltraShort Health Care -81.15% $1.7 M 2,929
SKF UltraShort Financials -79.80% $70.5 M 81,391
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -78.62% $7.2 M 4,943
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -77.73% $5.6 M 1,567
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -77.68% $7.9 M 1,292
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -77.66% $4.0 M 7,468
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -77.64% $2.9 M 3,219
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -77.34% $0.5 M 400
QID UltraShort QQQ -77.02% $388.6 M 2,584,215
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -76.76% $304.2 M 1,893,240
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -76.61% $1.8 M 188
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -76.25% $111.3 M 559,640
GASX Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares -76.22% $7.4 M 40,437
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -75.80% $41.0 M 47,340
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -75.76% $0.6 M 359
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -74.75% $115.5 M 1,150,038
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -74.64% $40.2 M 22,614
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -74.62% $13.8 M 6,840
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -74.17% $0.6 M 2,451
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -73.86% $0.8 M 688
REW UltraShort Technology -73.65% $4.0 M 3,608
RUSS Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares -73.46% $28.3 M 355,360
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -73.40% $1,516.1 M 6,769,694
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -72.75% $2.6 M 2,797
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -70.12% $2,480.2 M 8,025,806
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -68.43% $3.4 M 4,473
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -68.19% $0.9 M 1,065
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -68.15% $39.6 M 80,755
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -67.76% $222.9 M 668,646
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -66.68% $0.9 M 681
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -65.18% $13.8 M 9,783
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -65.02% $4.5 M 9,362
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -64.78% $77.5 M 50,908
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -64.43% $47.4 M 58,371
GRN Global Carbon ETN -63.67% $1.9 M 2,356
GGGG Pure Gold Miners ETF -62.40% $5.1 M 10,606
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -62.39% $2.1 M 1,067
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -60.92% $7,743.6 M 31,047,766
UGL Ultra Gold -60.45% $114.3 M 42,175
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -60.22% $151.4 M 126,768
SDP UltraShort Utilities -60.03% $5.1 M 10,502
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -59.97% $25.1 M 53,166
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -58.34% $14.0 M 5,405
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -57.56% $33.0 M 17,834
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -57.19% $24.3 M 9,154
HDGE Active Bear ETF -56.72% $183.4 M 175,389
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -56.39% $12.3 M 25,651
DBS DB Silver Fund -56.05% $30.5 M 6,632
KRS Short KBW Regional Banking -55.86% $1.4 M 4,742
USV E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Silver ETN -54.85% $10.2 M 3,264
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -54.20% $86.4 M 10,225
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -54.14% $36.7 M 56,008
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -53.94% $643.8 M 512,994
SLV Silver Trust -53.73% $6,324.2 M 6,223,059
MLPS E-TRACS 1xMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure Total Return ETN -53.61% $4.0 M 1,988
SIVR Physical Silver Shares -53.46% $348.7 M 84,520
SEF Short Financials -53.21% $20.0 M 22,078
SIL Silver Miners ETF -53.07% $228.8 M 235,786
URA Uranium ETF -52.28% $255.9 M 243,040
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -52.02% $175.7 M 130,805
YCL Ultra Yen -51.76% $1.8 M 3,388
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -51.19% $5.9 M 10,938
SGAR Pure Beta Sugar ETN -51.09% $2.4 M 1,610
PSQ Short QQQ -50.97% $218.6 M 608,443
SBB Short SmallCap600 -50.70% $9.5 M 2,466
XVZ S&P 500 Dynamic VIX ETN -50.39% $22.1 M 12,469