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 -99.96% $263.2 M 15,246,572
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.80% $5.9 M 88,814
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -98.41% $697.6 M 4,063,545
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -97.35% $1.0 M 6,065
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -96.31% $8.2 M 50,051
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -96.29% $140.0 M 1,216,546
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -96.27% $1,389.6 M 37,172,242
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -94.28% $27.2 M 146,257
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -93.49% $345.1 M 3,309,775
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -92.90% $74.5 M 447,714
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -91.68% $813.7 M 18,151,178
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -91.39% $123.5 M 1,000,802
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -91.17% $328.9 M 3,488,409
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -89.98% $7.8 M 12,237
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -89.60% $10.9 M 25,018
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -88.90% $250.0 M 1,940,855
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -88.48% $515.2 M 3,270,595
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -87.99% $15.0 M 69,380
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -87.47% $47.1 M 441,454
BXDB Barclays Short B Leveraged Inverse S&P 500 TR ETN -86.88% $1.6 M 6,823
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -86.43% $18.8 M 85,074
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -86.34% $16.4 M 50,920
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -83.73% $135.6 M 766,737
RXD UltraShort Health Care -82.46% $1.7 M 1,118
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -82.33% $6.1 M 6,009
SKF UltraShort Financials -81.87% $71.7 M 85,503
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -81.63% $45.6 M 76,797
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -81.60% $72.1 M 1,181,343
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -81.24% $1.6 M 2,412
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -79.95% $7.4 M 4,133
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -79.82% $3.9 M 7,178
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -79.54% $6.0 M 1,723
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -79.54% $8.4 M 1,447
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -79.23% $3.0 M 3,292
QID UltraShort QQQ -78.96% $383.3 M 2,708,754
RUSS Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares -78.83% $24.2 M 369,840
GASX Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares -78.72% $8.5 M 41,313
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -78.56% $0.5 M 417
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -78.35% $342.3 M 1,933,077
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -77.80% $0.6 M 477
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -77.49% $119.4 M 1,230,832
AGQ Ultra Silver -77.40% $359.4 M 233,032
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -76.81% $2.0 M 666
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -76.74% $14.7 M 8,217
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -76.72% $0.8 M 818
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -76.28% $2.6 M 3,076
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -76.17% $0.6 M 2,473
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -75.16% $1,548.3 M 7,209,712
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -75.11% $39.6 M 27,134
REW UltraShort Technology -74.80% $4.1 M 3,822
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -73.47% $14.1 M 10,788
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -71.30% $48.8 M 86,143
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -70.66% $0.9 M 1,440
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -70.50% $1.0 M 871
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -70.49% $36.5 M 45,966
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -69.97% $3.5 M 4,541
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -69.15% $218.4 M 736,391
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -69.02% $81.6 M 61,000
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -68.83% $48.7 M 67,597
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -67.23% $2,330.3 M 8,225,620
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -65.84% $7.8 M 10,734
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -64.92% $145.0 M 749,243
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -64.68% $2.4 M 877
GGGG Pure Gold Miners ETF -60.44% $4.6 M 12,454
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -60.34% $6,904.7 M 31,287,852
SDP UltraShort Utilities -59.47% $6.3 M 11,695
GRN Global Carbon ETN -58.45% $1.8 M 2,294
HDGE Active Bear ETF -58.15% $181.5 M 198,998
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -58.08% $41.5 M 68,066
KRS Short KBW Regional Banking -57.89% $1.5 M 4,749
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -57.51% $9.4 M 5,651
SEF Short Financials -55.86% $20.1 M 22,488
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -55.85% $24.7 M 45,831
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -55.38% $22.6 M 9,354
MLPS E-TRACS 1xMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure Total Return ETN -54.63% $4.0 M 1,663
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -53.74% $37.5 M 21,182
YCL Ultra Yen -53.25% $1.7 M 3,437
UGL Ultra Gold -53.15% $113.0 M 39,726
PSQ Short QQQ -53.07% $257.3 M 757,495
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -52.63% $145.3 M 118,175
SCO UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil -52.43% $196.1 M 1,109,622
SBB Short SmallCap600 -52.25% $9.8 M 3,198
WEAT Wheat Fund -51.89% $27.0 M 93,988
RWM Short Russell2000 -51.44% $945.9 M 1,722,686
DTO DB Crude Oil Dble Short ETN -51.15% $77.1 M 111,635
MYY Short MidCap400 -50.38% $40.9 M 243,871
XVZ S&P 500 Dynamic VIX ETN -50.28% $23.5 M 12,148
SH Short S&P500 -49.41% $1,641.9 M 3,387,886
TOTS Daily Total Market Bear 1X Shares -49.22% $2.1 M 4,426
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -48.51% $75.3 M 12,334
SIL Silver Miners ETF -48.19% $199.8 M 227,506
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -47.83% $592.6 M 589,332
CANE Sugar Fund -46.90% $2.6 M 3,302