100 Lowest 5 Year ETF Returns

The following table lists the bottom 100 exchange-traded funds in terms of 5 year returns. These are the 100 ETFs that have had the lowest percentage gain over the last 5 years. You may also wish to see the 100 ETFs with the highest 5-year returns.

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Symbol
Name
5-Year Return
AUM
Avg Volume
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -98.94% $931.2 M 45,984,367
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -98.27% $13.8 M 65,992
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -98.18% $759.1 M 19,610,930
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -97.13% $7.9 M 37,582
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -96.53% $307.7 M 3,957,189
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -95.68% $12.3 M 78,453
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -95.54% $200.4 M 2,852,124
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -95.39% $49.5 M 2,252,088
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -95.10% $497.4 M 4,610,888
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -92.11% $3.4 M 2,122
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -91.70% $5.2 M 1,935
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -91.15% $7.9 M 7,922
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -91.09% $4.0 M 5,552
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -90.92% $215.9 M 1,972,762
QID UltraShort QQQ -90.74% $339.2 M 3,293,870
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -89.92% $36.1 M 85,748
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -89.86% $9.5 M 8,395
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -89.83% $4.8 M 4,567
RXD UltraShort Health Care -89.57% $3.0 M 4,225
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -89.36% $0.7 M 478
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -89.33% $0.5 M 171
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -89.31% $1.7 M 1,270
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -89.26% $11.0 M 20,115
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -88.68% $85.1 M 1,402,138
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -87.15% $504.8 M 678,188
SKF UltraShort Financials -86.53% $68.2 M 30,101
ZSL UltraShort Silver -86.43% $58.6 M 51,427
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -86.23% $0.6 M 2,180
REW UltraShort Technology -86.14% $5.8 M 2,366
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -85.80% $1.3 M 806
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -85.40% $0.6 M 475
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -84.97% $1,214.2 M 9,886,376
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -84.92% $13.7 M 28,432
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -84.77% $67.4 M 1,196,658
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -84.44% $0.1 M 150
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -84.40% $1.7 M 1,066
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -83.68% $1.0 M 664
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -83.32% $46.0 M 35,650
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -82.72% $49.2 M 263,003
SDP UltraShort Utilities -81.90% $5.9 M 5,067
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -81.84% $203.2 M 1,231,104
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -79.65% $26.7 M 60,959
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -78.70% $2.3 M 681
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -73.84% $3.7 M 11,208
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -71.99% $12.6 M 8,286
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -71.73% $3,780.6 M 3,319,994
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -70.02% $45.6 M 94,700
AGQ Ultra Silver -69.29% $327.5 M 242,288
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -69.02% $71.3 M 71,592
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -68.74% $638.8 M 8,606,673
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -68.39% $1,856.7 M 13,909,651
SBB Short SmallCap600 -68.00% $9.2 M 4,250
PSQ Short QQQ -67.78% $185.7 M 409,265
RWM Short Russell2000 -66.41% $497.5 M 2,445,870
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -66.12% $54.2 M 13,183
MYY Short MidCap400 -64.77% $33.7 M 303,692
UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas Fund -64.30% $19.9 M 10,903
GRN Global Carbon ETN -64.16% $2.4 M 3,671
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -61.79% $20.9 M 2,368
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -59.63% $6,414.3 M 50,214,316
SEF Short Financials -59.60% $20.9 M 17,417
SH Short S&P500 -59.51% $1,462.0 M 4,974,671
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -59.04% $431.2 M 1,610,164
DOG Short Dow30 -55.86% $250.8 M 611,297
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -55.57% $19.1 M 14,709
DDG Short Oil & Gas -54.20% $1.8 M 11,169
TAN Solar ETF -53.98% $316.3 M 226,392
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -50.46% $292.3 M 114,389
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -48.68% $150.2 M 154,826
YCL Ultra Yen -48.59% $1.5 M 3,445
GLL UltraShort Gold -48.52% $89.8 M 39,536
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -45.91% $12.1 M 19,042
EDC Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3X Shares -45.37% $258.7 M 1,503,777
ICLN S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund -45.32% $63.6 M 34,935
TBF Short 20+ Year Treasury -44.89% $1,383.7 M 794,830
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -44.51% $70.7 M 281,517
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -43.73% $281.7 M 179,403
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -42.62% $3.9 M 2,066
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -40.02% $3.0 M 4,261
BZQ UltraShort MSCI Brazil -39.64% $19.2 M 43,988
SCO UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil -38.99% $103.8 M 1,365,241
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -38.84% $3.3 M 9,114
EUM Short MSCI Emerging Markets -38.05% $198.7 M 347,948
PBW WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio -37.26% $154.9 M 159,548
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -36.87% $119.8 M 67,967
AGA DB Agriculture Double Short ETN -36.09% $2.5 M 2,188
URR Market Vectors-Double Long Euro ETN -35.62% $0.7 M 484
ULE Ultra Euro -35.51% $2.1 M 4,287
LSC S&P CTI ETN -34.52% $5.2 M 2,884
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -34.33% $39.8 M 21,985
PGM DJ UBS Platinum Trust Sub-Index ETN -33.98% $12.3 M 1,064
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN -33.57% $3.2 M 2,162
BOM DB Base Metals Dble Shrt ETN -31.65% $2.5 M 1,835
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF -30.77% $5,116.1 M 32,384,406
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -29.26% $4.4 M 5,425
DTO DB Crude Oil Dble Short ETN -28.63% $49.9 M 109,020
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -28.24% $257.8 M 378,897