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% $222.1 M 11,664,733
TVIX Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN -99.94% $269.7 M 23,805,158
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.70% $5.4 M 112,832
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -98.60% $771.9 M 5,082,861
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -97.03% $1.5 M 6,515
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -95.29% $88.3 M 1,740,001
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -95.27% $1,233.0 M 50,378,625
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -95.26% $8.7 M 66,783
USLV 3x Long Silver ETN -94.00% $132.1 M 272,782
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -93.48% $58.1 M 525,768
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -92.05% $20.8 M 212,227
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -91.02% $276.4 M 4,283,305
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -88.97% $591.0 M 19,783,922
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -88.92% $268.8 M 4,545,364
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -88.59% $80.4 M 920,997
BXDB Barclays Short B Leveraged Inverse S&P 500 TR ETN -86.88% $1.6 M 6,823
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -86.83% $7.8 M 16,358
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -86.43% $9.3 M 37,903
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -85.62% $219.3 M 2,975,111
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -85.07% $489.1 M 4,493,695
BOIL Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas -84.89% $72.1 M 126,633
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -84.77% $10.2 M 63,139
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -84.33% $15.9 M 103,220
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -84.14% $16.2 M 88,585
RXD UltraShort Health Care -81.93% $3.5 M 3,505
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -79.74% $44.1 M 95,541
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -79.69% $1.7 M 2,137
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -79.60% $90.4 M 1,397,871
AGQ Ultra Silver -79.36% $370.9 M 226,873
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -79.19% $115.4 M 1,183,380
SKF UltraShort Financials -77.69% $71.0 M 122,382
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -77.60% $164.8 M 954,217
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -77.54% $51.6 M 1,416,556
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -76.28% $9.0 M 8,336
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -76.15% $0.5 M 837
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -75.63% $3.8 M 2,009
QID UltraShort QQQ -75.47% $355.7 M 3,505,256
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -75.35% $5.8 M 2,091
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -75.33% $12.2 M 8,379
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -75.10% $32.9 M 36,988
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -75.00% $8.0 M 3,756
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -74.21% $231.8 M 2,158,742
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -73.31% $1.9 M 1,193
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -73.28% $4.9 M 20,789
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -72.75% $0.6 M 2,312
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -72.70% $0.7 M 570
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -72.27% $9.8 M 13,321
GASL Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3x Shares -72.17% $38.5 M 193,126
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -71.96% $0.8 M 2,283
UGLD 3x Long Gold ETN -71.87% $48.0 M 180,994
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -70.88% $1.5 M 979
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -70.56% $1,334.8 M 10,052,376
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -70.56% $2,195.0 M 8,588,994
REW UltraShort Technology -69.69% $4.3 M 8,581
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -68.99% $99.2 M 1,490,132
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -67.05% $41.9 M 85,053
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -66.91% $42.6 M 38,755
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -66.14% $3.4 M 4,483
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -64.69% $1.0 M 756
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -64.60% $77.7 M 73,323
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -64.35% $14.7 M 24,358
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -63.91% $0.2 M 845
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -63.72% $204.9 M 1,203,911
GGGG Pure Gold Miners ETF -63.39% $4.6 M 13,982
RUSS Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares -63.00% $18.4 M 338,798
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -61.22% $6,604.6 M 33,666,324
SDP UltraShort Utilities -60.47% $5.0 M 12,223
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -59.10% $21.6 M 43,302
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -58.66% $2.2 M 722
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -58.04% $16.8 M 28,579
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -58.03% $521.5 M 707,689
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -57.70% $56.0 M 172,635
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -57.56% $8.4 M 13,232
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -57.51% $21.1 M 9,711
URA Uranium ETF -56.71% $216.4 M 258,009
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -55.98% $69.7 M 14,776
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -54.98% $37.3 M 21,771
HDGE Active Bear ETF -54.45% $177.6 M 287,853
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -53.96% $10.4 M 7,702
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -53.63% $4.9 M 11,623
YCL Ultra Yen -53.50% $1.8 M 3,784
UGL Ultra Gold -52.64% $119.1 M 38,079
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -52.48% $149.2 M 156,521
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -52.23% $148.3 M 106,036
SIL Silver Miners ETF -52.12% $198.0 M 234,462
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -51.14% $7.5 M 10,061
SEF Short Financials -51.13% $20.1 M 28,979
XVZ S&P 500 Dynamic VIX ETN -49.79% $23.0 M 12,948
MLPS E-TRACS 1xMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure Total Return ETN -49.75% $4.1 M 5,780
PSQ Short QQQ -49.42% $447.7 M 1,436,499
KRS Short KBW Regional Banking -49.32% $1.5 M 4,508
WEAT Wheat Fund -49.24% $28.5 M 96,671
DBS DB Silver Fund -48.72% $22.9 M 8,952