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 -99.88% $418.9 M 35,850,652
UVXY Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -99.87% $672.0 M 20,567,717
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -99.55% $5.7 M 149,028
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -98.83% $735.7 M 16,963,086
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -96.26% $2.1 M 3,667
USLV 3x Long Silver ETN -96.14% $115.8 M 439,848
UWTI 3x Long Crude ETN -94.95% $724.2 M 29,072,406
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -93.09% $134.7 M 1,315,190
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -93.08% $9.7 M 77,952
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -93.08% $1,188.9 M 48,391,684
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -93.01% $172.9 M 1,836,549
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -92.97% $70.9 M 215,585
UGAZ 3x Long Natural Gas ETN -92.33% $483.3 M 28,054,096
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -92.10% $19.3 M 278,708
GASL Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3x Shares -91.46% $94.5 M 2,726,467
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -87.69% $285.0 M 3,378,853
DGAZ 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN -87.63% $86.5 M 10,277,682
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -87.34% $268.9 M 4,371,336
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -86.56% $722.1 M 15,011,007
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -86.05% $77.0 M 978,385
AGQ Ultra Silver -84.36% $306.4 M 283,910
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -84.35% $7.6 M 33,521
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -83.75% $7.1 M 22,682
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -82.96% $206.9 M 3,291,136
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -82.58% $17.2 M 38,452
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -82.54% $476.5 M 4,333,784
RXD UltraShort Health Care -82.24% $3.2 M 8,525
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -81.96% $14.3 M 79,093
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -81.76% $938.5 M 14,490,145
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -80.55% $12.0 M 85,295
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -80.40% $13.4 M 112,800
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -79.58% $11.6 M 11,966
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -78.24% $5.2 M 13,951
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -78.03% $24.8 M 25,713
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -77.98% $44.8 M 685,162
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -77.42% $1.5 M 1,609
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -77.02% $111.2 M 1,094,669
UGLD 3x Long Gold ETN -76.76% $39.1 M 195,469
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -76.16% $1,800.3 M 15,726,798
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -75.88% $31.1 M 26,916
BOIL Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas -75.66% $72.8 M 359,105
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -74.42% $3.4 M 2,651
QID UltraShort QQQ -73.43% $310.1 M 3,007,385
SKF UltraShort Financials -72.80% $61.3 M 59,984
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -71.46% $4.6 M 776
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -71.13% $173.6 M 1,454,848
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -70.59% $6.9 M 13,972
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -70.43% $4.4 M 1,104
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -70.32% $14.8 M 68,344
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -68.56% $7.9 M 12,857
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -67.61% $1,180.9 M 8,455,483
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN -66.99% $2.0 M 2,381
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -65.95% $1.6 M 382
REW UltraShort Technology -65.93% $7.8 M 2,282
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF -65.41% $59.5 M 110,359
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -64.43% $0.1 M 204
SLVP MSCI Global Silver Miners ETF -63.74% $14.0 M 18,361
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -63.27% $3.9 M 3,542
SIL Silver Miners ETF -63.08% $180.6 M 261,182
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -62.77% $33.5 M 206,418
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -62.56% $35.2 M 22,079
URA Uranium ETF -62.48% $206.7 M 193,530
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -62.38% $6,249.9 M 49,933,492
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -62.17% $28.5 M 24,500
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -61.94% $76.9 M 3,759,838
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -61.79% $10.7 M 12,231
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -61.47% $182.7 M 1,004,643
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -61.24% $58.2 M 15,600
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -60.55% $83.0 M 53,238
SDP UltraShort Utilities -60.51% $5.9 M 4,014
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -60.11% $23.0 M 57,375
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -58.62% $402.0 M 772,034
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -58.08% $814.6 M 4,263,659
UGL Ultra Gold -58.05% $98.3 M 57,131
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -57.61% $148.6 M 156,807
EWZS iShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap ETF -57.51% $23.7 M 40,130
BRXX Brazil Infrastructure Index Fund -57.06% $13.1 M 14,251
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -56.99% $109.2 M 104,348
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -56.92% $8.1 M 7,007
DBS DB Silver Fund -56.83% $20.8 M 6,213
SGAR Pure Beta Sugar ETN -56.79% $2.3 M 698
YCL Ultra Yen -56.54% $6.3 M 17,558
CANE Sugar Fund -56.05% $2.7 M 3,434
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -55.85% $2.5 M 2,229
RSXJ Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF -55.65% $62.2 M 40,992