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 -98.67% $909.2 M 52,001,012
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -98.11% $12.0 M 69,817
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -98.06% $583.7 M 20,206,607
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -96.86% $259.9 M 4,035,635
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -96.83% $8.2 M 43,618
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -95.41% $186.2 M 3,215,606
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -95.33% $12.5 M 90,451
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -95.01% $397.5 M 5,210,322
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -94.36% $86.7 M 3,412,452
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -94.13% $12.0 M 97,078
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -91.95% $3.1 M 1,971
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -91.20% $7.5 M 12,672
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -90.88% $5.0 M 1,949
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -90.47% $193.1 M 1,970,543
QID UltraShort QQQ -90.44% $344.3 M 3,599,608
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -90.28% $6.0 M 7,428
RXD UltraShort Health Care -89.92% $3.5 M 6,022
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -89.74% $438.7 M 718,532
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -89.34% $9.9 M 11,091
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -89.24% $4.7 M 3,047
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -89.12% $33.2 M 87,848
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -88.79% $0.7 M 509
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -88.59% $0.5 M 171
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -88.51% $10.8 M 22,788
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -88.23% $1.6 M 1,251
ZSL UltraShort Silver -87.49% $52.5 M 55,257
SKF UltraShort Financials -87.34% $59.1 M 33,612
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -86.75% $20.0 M 71,012
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -86.05% $84.5 M 1,330,943
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -85.81% $17.3 M 41,243
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -85.48% $0.6 M 431
REW UltraShort Technology -85.26% $5.7 M 2,685
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -85.16% $1.3 M 757
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -84.94% $0.5 M 1,126
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -84.80% $1,095.6 M 10,682,152
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -84.22% $55.9 M 1,340,345
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -83.91% $1.7 M 1,069
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -83.74% $16.4 M 34,574
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -83.41% $40.7 M 35,158
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -81.80% $184.5 M 1,345,348
SDP UltraShort Utilities -80.19% $5.5 M 4,604
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -80.13% $61.6 M 366,906
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -79.77% $0.1 M 137
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -79.17% $717.7 M 10,142,643
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -76.71% $1.2 M 571
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -75.92% $1.2 M 820
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -75.40% $3,202.3 M 2,998,005
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -74.26% $62.8 M 75,002
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -73.12% $378.6 M 3,333,938
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -73.01% $6.0 M 10,309
UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas Fund -72.44% $17.6 M 13,445
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -71.71% $1,554.4 M 17,775,654
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -68.51% $52.4 M 14,114
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -68.27% $12.6 M 8,583
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -67.42% $19.7 M 2,240
PSQ Short QQQ -67.27% $192.8 M 613,323
SBB Short SmallCap600 -66.82% $9.0 M 3,878
AGQ Ultra Silver -66.35% $301.9 M 262,565
RWM Short Russell2000 -65.69% $450.0 M 2,604,985
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -65.46% $57.9 M 116,309
GRN Global Carbon ETN -63.94% $2.4 M 4,086
MYY Short MidCap400 -63.60% $37.6 M 306,142
TAN Solar ETF -61.85% $283.8 M 235,086
SEF Short Financials -60.97% $20.2 M 18,211
SH Short S&P500 -59.27% $1,433.7 M 5,231,892
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -58.68% $5,978.7 M 60,020,910
DOG Short Dow30 -55.84% $238.3 M 727,962
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -55.38% $2.2 M 4,752
EDC Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3X Shares -55.10% $217.3 M 1,835,825
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -54.92% $18.6 M 17,325
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -53.98% $124.7 M 167,966
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -52.74% $3.5 M 2,137
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -52.18% $287.0 M 132,835
GLL UltraShort Gold -51.00% $87.9 M 41,426
DDG Short Oil & Gas -50.36% $2.0 M 13,646
ICLN S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund -49.69% $55.4 M 40,534
YCL Ultra Yen -48.94% $2.2 M 4,451
TBF Short 20+ Year Treasury -48.69% $1,127.1 M 825,555
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -48.09% $106.2 M 63,648
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -47.97% $37.3 M 18,846
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -46.98% $2.8 M 2,486
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN -46.67% $2.5 M 2,686
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -46.65% $13.3 M 18,382
PBW WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio -46.25% $136.0 M 172,986
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -45.83% $71.0 M 292,283
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -43.41% $323.4 M 843,757
RSX Market Vectors Russia ETF -43.13% $1,492.0 M 12,933,712
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -42.88% $294.2 M 219,674
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF -42.29% $3,868.6 M 32,679,547
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -41.72% $4.6 M 5,694
USO United States Oil Fund -40.10% $342.6 M 12,064,208
DBO DB Oil Fund -34.93% $266.3 M 346,357
AGA DB Agriculture Double Short ETN -34.78% $2.2 M 1,461
XME SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF -34.53% $363.2 M 2,580,814
EUM Short MSCI Emerging Markets -33.90% $213.3 M 339,038
ULE Ultra Euro -33.29% $3.1 M 4,203
SLX Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund -32.68% $82.4 M 31,731
LD Dow Jones-UBS Lead Total Return Sub-Index -31.93% $0.7 M 1,130