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 -99.86% $257.8 M 29,329,551
UVXY Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -99.85% $529.8 M 25,003,441
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.46% $4.7 M 119,927
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -98.19% $851.0 M 19,591,320
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -95.32% $1.2 M 1,747
USLV 3x Long Silver ETN -94.82% $114.3 M 428,328
UWTI 3x Long Crude ETN -93.84% $747.4 M 64,529,438
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -93.49% $99.6 M 373,356
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -92.89% $148.0 M 1,282,489
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -92.89% $6.7 M 61,438
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -92.89% $1,136.6 M 41,552,316
DGAZ 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN -92.39% $76.8 M 9,658,308
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -92.37% $19.7 M 257,284
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -91.85% $29.0 M 412,581
UGAZ 3x Long Natural Gas ETN -88.79% $451.5 M 31,255,268
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -87.85% $638.4 M 12,407,314
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -87.81% $264.6 M 4,023,875
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -87.39% $74.5 M 898,638
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -86.77% $273.3 M 2,694,395
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -86.08% $265.3 M 1,658,794
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -85.51% $6.9 M 33,198
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -85.04% $6.5 M 12,539
GASL Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3x Shares -84.88% $106.8 M 2,727,797
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -83.47% $230.2 M 3,128,836
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -82.97% $463.2 M 3,865,472
RXD UltraShort Health Care -82.42% $1.8 M 6,668
AGQ Ultra Silver -81.19% $280.6 M 225,492
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -81.09% $14.6 M 100,481
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -79.73% $11.6 M 83,811
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -78.13% $1,088.1 M 20,045,971
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -77.47% $4.0 M 4,611
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -77.07% $114.1 M 1,147,427
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -76.78% $4.8 M 7,688
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -75.72% $26.6 M 13,748
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -75.52% $90.4 M 472,339
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -74.86% $0.7 M 1,398
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -74.80% $41.1 M 80,536
UGLD 3x Long Gold ETN -74.62% $37.6 M 139,397
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -74.19% $3.5 M 2,100
QID UltraShort QQQ -74.13% $306.3 M 2,572,903
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -74.06% $73.2 M 2,882,659
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -73.12% $4.3 M 535
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -73.03% $153.6 M 1,035,988
SKF UltraShort Financials -71.38% $55.1 M 42,644
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -70.98% $1,687.7 M 13,071,245
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -70.84% $24.1 M 47,623
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -70.68% $4.4 M 585
RUSS Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares -70.64% $70.3 M 1,985,945
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -70.26% $7.4 M 9,103
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -68.77% $11.8 M 53,888
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -68.69% $31.2 M 17,677
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -68.20% $0.1 M 257
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -68.13% $1,233.5 M 7,912,063
BOIL Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas -67.99% $59.1 M 336,134
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -67.24% $26.6 M 15,538
REW UltraShort Technology -66.68% $7.7 M 2,086
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -65.54% $9.5 M 17,431
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -65.46% $9.2 M 3,911
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -65.42% $4.0 M 2,973
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -63.56% $79.2 M 790,578
SDP UltraShort Utilities -62.14% $8.2 M 4,933
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -61.48% $183.4 M 912,369
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -60.21% $425.3 M 619,170
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -60.20% $33.6 M 312,955
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -60.00% $4.9 M 2,256
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF -59.51% $60.8 M 62,434
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -58.43% $37.2 M 23,328
KOLD UltraShort DJ-UBS Natural Gas -58.38% $11.6 M 39,564
TTT UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury -58.01% $95.6 M 41,797
SIL Silver Miners ETF -57.24% $173.3 M 184,163
SLVP MSCI Global Silver Miners ETF -56.51% $13.4 M 13,120
SGAR Pure Beta Sugar ETN -56.48% $0.8 M 875
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -56.48% $3.9 M 2,761
YCL Ultra Yen -56.37% $5.6 M 18,067
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -56.23% $12.2 M 10,753
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -55.88% $6,615.3 M 42,875,461
UGL Ultra Gold -55.51% $93.6 M 39,158
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -55.37% $60.8 M 9,039
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -55.09% $127.6 M 124,898
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN -54.74% $2.0 M 2,110
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -54.47% $9.7 M 17,914
CANE Sugar Fund -54.21% $2.5 M 2,803
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -53.75% $1,120.6 M 5,314,013
DBS DB Silver Fund -52.85% $20.4 M 4,073
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -52.84% $107.0 M 75,319