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 -99.85% $151.2 M 8,251,389
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.52% $5.0 M 50,528
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -97.35% $792.9 M 3,929,284
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -95.47% $1.0 M 5,192
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -93.21% $21.1 M 122,048
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -92.01% $98.1 M 700,559
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -91.92% $1,066.5 M 27,060,098
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -91.91% $7.3 M 42,641
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -90.67% $376.8 M 3,472,159
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -90.07% $71.9 M 467,850
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -88.91% $327.6 M 3,838,691
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -88.35% $70.8 M 494,855
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -88.35% $825.3 M 21,687,984
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -87.92% $82.4 M 751,120
BXDB Barclays Short B Leveraged Inverse S&P 500 TR ETN -86.88% $1.6 M 6,823
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -86.00% $9.5 M 8,394
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -85.90% $8.0 M 24,723
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -85.18% $16.7 M 64,902
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -85.04% $221.5 M 1,613,922
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -84.75% $589.2 M 2,779,639
AGQ Ultra Silver -83.69% $489.0 M 264,078
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -83.57% $9.1 M 43,683
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -83.33% $48.8 M 427,359
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -78.99% $122.5 M 628,914
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -78.22% $5.2 M 3,323
RXD UltraShort Health Care -77.44% $1.9 M 5,162
GASX Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares -76.43% $8.7 M 56,039
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -76.28% $4.0 M 5,698
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -76.21% $8.7 M 4,648
SKF UltraShort Financials -75.67% $72.8 M 108,116
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -75.55% $1.5 M 1,950
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -75.36% $44.2 M 76,580
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -75.25% $43.2 M 894,484
QID UltraShort QQQ -74.89% $357.1 M 3,585,598
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -74.45% $13.6 M 34,912
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -74.15% $575.6 M 388,303
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -73.34% $53.8 M 47,975
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -73.32% $7.8 M 1,230
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -73.14% $0.5 M 496
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -72.70% $1.8 M 285
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -72.66% $2.9 M 2,718
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -71.81% $5.8 M 2,271
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -71.66% $326.3 M 1,998,352
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -70.78% $30.2 M 13,372
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -69.80% $10.6 M 6,858
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -69.77% $0.6 M 1,321
REW UltraShort Technology -69.73% $4.3 M 4,146
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -69.69% $0.6 M 319
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -69.27% $1,577.6 M 6,900,975
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -68.88% $0.8 M 1,400
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -68.70% $2,566.8 M 5,828,138
SBND 3x Short 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN -68.34% $45.6 M 46,047
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -68.27% $2.7 M 2,565
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -67.37% $24.5 M 60,939
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -66.99% $116.1 M 899,406
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -65.67% $3.4 M 5,111
GRN Global Carbon ETN -65.17% $1.9 M 5,846
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -64.21% $33.5 M 72,905
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -63.43% $25.1 M 16,594
RUSS Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares -62.86% $21.3 M 269,017
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -62.69% $223.8 M 663,525
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -62.28% $0.9 M 824
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -62.20% $40.5 M 72,478
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -61.05% $94.8 M 13,031
SDP UltraShort Utilities -60.88% $2.7 M 20,344
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -60.84% $167.6 M 123,272
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -59.31% $4.2 M 4,171
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -59.10% $0.9 M 803
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -58.24% $2.0 M 2,604
URA Uranium ETF -57.52% $239.9 M 252,203
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -57.12% $11.6 M 11,438
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -55.17% $4,258.3 M 3,432,211
GGGG Pure Gold Miners ETF -55.14% $6.0 M 5,897
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -54.95% $5.8 M 3,346
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -54.41% $8,679.3 M 28,208,152
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -53.30% $4.2 M 4,565
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -53.30% $14.9 M 27,717
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -52.73% $693.7 M 5,760,470
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -52.70% $13.4 M 5,586
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -51.73% $8.6 M 1,476
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -51.70% $26.3 M 7,642
RSXJ Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF -51.24% $55.6 M 60,998
DBS DB Silver Fund -50.64% $34.6 M 4,081
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -50.35% $88.0 M 51,089
MLPS E-TRACS 1xMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure Total Return ETN -49.69% $4.2 M 3,444
KRS Short KBW Regional Banking -49.00% $1.5 M 3,630
PLTM ISE Global Platinum Index Fund -48.80% $14.1 M 13,814
SLV Silver Trust -48.62% $6,756.6 M 6,313,212
EMT Dow Jones Emerging Markets Metals & Mining Titans Index Fund -48.56% $7.5 M 12,113
SIVR Physical Silver Shares -48.29% $389.7 M 86,228
PSQ Short QQQ -48.17% $200.2 M 794,522
USV E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Silver ETN -47.86% $11.6 M 9,102
JO Dow Jones-UBS Coffee ETN -47.67% $80.0 M 146,942
HDGE Active Bear ETF -47.67% $169.4 M 160,239