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 -99.90% $224.9 M 25,059,535
UVXY Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -99.89% $475.2 M 5,511,608
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.60% $3.8 M 90,022
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -97.73% $761.1 M 19,345,012
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -96.18% $1.0 M 1,486
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -94.37% $20.8 M 62,838
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -94.15% $142.5 M 1,268,388
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -94.13% $1,151.3 M 39,313,199
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -94.12% $8.2 M 75,417
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -93.46% $32.9 M 82,957
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -93.33% $107.6 M 496,805
USLV 3x Long Silver ETN -91.57% $128.2 M 464,718
UGAZ 3x Long Natural Gas ETN -91.49% $463.4 M 30,115,686
UWTI 3x Long Crude ETN -90.71% $918.2 M 69,364,617
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -89.83% $324.9 M 2,657,878
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -89.08% $305.9 M 4,393,729
DGAZ 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN -88.89% $117.0 M 10,110,828
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -88.58% $647.3 M 12,294,992
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -88.13% $77.4 M 741,798
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -87.37% $8.3 M 10,103
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -86.89% $4.9 M 7,762
GASL Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3x Shares -85.84% $108.3 M 255,487
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -85.40% $288.7 M 3,028,475
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -84.94% $605.1 M 3,856,245
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -84.01% $18.6 M 32,763
RXD UltraShort Health Care -83.32% $1.7 M 2,819
RUSS Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares -82.09% $63.7 M 472,580
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -81.23% $4.4 M 8,794
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -79.73% $151.0 M 1,209,245
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -79.12% $3.3 M 1,551
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -78.71% $11.2 M 80,772
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -78.54% $45.2 M 108,425
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -78.24% $4.0 M 1,111
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -78.17% $24.9 M 11,248
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -77.80% $89.7 M 495,057
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -77.69% $0.6 M 1,109
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -76.13% $62.1 M 2,137,372
QID UltraShort QQQ -76.03% $328.4 M 2,730,352
SKF UltraShort Financials -75.91% $55.4 M 28,245
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -75.76% $246.5 M 1,287,991
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -74.30% $4.3 M 482
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -74.16% $175.3 M 986,278
AGQ Ultra Silver -74.06% $322.4 M 204,908
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -73.67% $4.2 M 596
BOIL Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas -73.21% $76.4 M 73,719
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -72.81% $5.5 M 7,680
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -72.29% $1,066.2 M 4,167,032
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -71.68% $24.7 M 13,488
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -70.63% $1,404.9 M 7,673,160
UGLD 3x Long Gold ETN -70.40% $40.6 M 119,892
REW UltraShort Technology -70.16% $7.4 M 1,570
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -70.09% $9.0 M 3,266
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -69.15% $106.3 M 657,937
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -68.01% $3.9 M 2,906
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -67.41% $0.1 M 226
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -65.87% $22.0 M 11,537
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -65.48% $3.0 M 2,322
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -64.91% $1,676.6 M 11,633,906
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -64.48% $231.8 M 983,228
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -63.10% $11.7 M 6,809
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -62.68% $32.6 M 16,366
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -60.53% $8.9 M 16,623
YCL Ultra Yen -60.01% $5.5 M 2,549
SDP UltraShort Utilities -59.86% $8.2 M 4,108
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -59.05% $34.5 M 87,356
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -58.85% $38.4 M 26,577
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -57.55% $1.0 M 248
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -56.88% $14.0 M 44,654
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF -56.14% $60.9 M 65,418
HDGE Ranger Equity Bear ETF -56.09% $128.1 M 92,749
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -55.12% $46.8 M 159,212
SGAR Pure Beta Sugar ETN -53.87% $1.1 M 1,577
DUST Daily Gold Miners Bear 3x Shares -53.13% $194.5 M 8,180,245
CANE Sugar Fund -52.89% $4.2 M 5,705
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -52.67% $6,775.9 M 39,985,238
UGL Ultra Gold -50.76% $94.4 M 29,883
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -50.56% $58.8 M 9,466
PSQ Short QQQ -50.24% $181.6 M 200,085
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -50.20% $34.1 M 39,431
YXI Short FTSE/Xinhua China -50.19% $3.4 M 5,790
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -50.18% $126.4 M 64,549
SEF Short Financials -50.06% $17.9 M 30,703
XVZ S&P 500 Dynamic VIX ETN -49.72% $35.0 M 10,811
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -48.57% $101.2 M 72,060