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 -98.89% $912.8 M 51,782,883
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -98.45% $9.7 M 66,265
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -98.20% $637.3 M 20,098,023
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -97.06% $8.6 M 38,029
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -96.29% $274.7 M 4,318,955
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -95.49% $14.8 M 86,388
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -95.47% $216.0 M 3,056,358
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -95.03% $479.9 M 4,640,514
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -94.61% $49.1 M 1,589,508
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -92.18% $3.6 M 2,156
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -91.52% $5.4 M 2,008
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -90.97% $242.0 M 2,164,501
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -90.94% $9.5 M 9,389
QID UltraShort QQQ -90.69% $358.1 M 3,563,348
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -90.61% $39.8 M 87,994
RXD UltraShort Health Care -90.40% $3.3 M 3,834
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -89.89% $5.2 M 4,286
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -89.81% $4.6 M 20,962
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -89.74% $94.9 M 1,521,250
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -89.62% $10.0 M 8,503
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -89.13% $0.8 M 2,246
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -89.13% $0.5 M 848
ZSL UltraShort Silver -89.08% $58.6 M 48,577
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -89.01% $9.4 M 16,339
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -88.79% $1.8 M 1,169
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -87.23% $525.2 M 716,574
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -86.21% $1.4 M 900
SKF UltraShort Financials -85.90% $67.1 M 127,447
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -85.73% $0.6 M 2,276
REW UltraShort Technology -85.61% $5.6 M 8,898
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -85.33% $18.4 M 25,145
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -85.26% $0.6 M 544
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -84.79% $1,290.3 M 10,287,521
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -84.70% $0.1 M 854
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -84.30% $1.0 M 647
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -84.27% $3.3 M 2,824
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -84.09% $22.5 M 45,056
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -83.73% $79.8 M 1,441,148
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -83.07% $42.0 M 39,292
SDP UltraShort Utilities -82.06% $4.9 M 14,582
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -82.02% $195.9 M 1,245,538
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -81.12% $48.5 M 195,827
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -79.44% $2.2 M 695
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -76.00% $696.6 M 6,755,221
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -73.26% $8.2 M 13,247
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -71.99% $3,912.6 M 3,919,770
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -71.59% $45.7 M 98,117
GRN Global Carbon ETN -71.21% $2.0 M 3,121
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -70.54% $73.5 M 72,758
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -68.78% $13.2 M 7,798
SBB Short SmallCap600 -67.79% $9.4 M 4,291
PSQ Short QQQ -67.68% $428.9 M 1,545,292
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -67.05% $54.6 M 14,832
RWM Short Russell2000 -66.47% $583.9 M 2,555,486
MYY Short MidCap400 -64.33% $46.8 M 319,189
AGQ Ultra Silver -62.20% $370.7 M 221,839
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -59.58% $21.2 M 2,324
SH Short S&P500 -59.22% $1,711.7 M 5,105,294
SEF Short Financials -58.55% $21.6 M 30,368
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -57.48% $360.6 M 1,133,750
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -57.11% $5,872.2 M 35,695,613
GLL UltraShort Gold -57.10% $80.9 M 30,847
DOG Short Dow30 -56.09% $270.0 M 625,891
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -55.46% $66.3 M 214,602
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -53.35% $21.0 M 10,712
TAN Solar ETF -52.65% $344.7 M 232,103
DDG Short Oil & Gas -51.81% $1.8 M 11,008
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -51.67% $307.4 M 111,324
TBF Short 20+ Year Treasury -45.24% $1,445.3 M 911,668
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -44.96% $153.4 M 154,011
ICLN S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund -44.64% $64.6 M 39,283
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -44.06% $3.7 M 4,437
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -43.18% $301.6 M 204,527
AGA DB Agriculture Double Short ETN -42.83% $2.3 M 2,477
EDC Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3X Shares -42.15% $284.1 M 1,659,849
SCO UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil -41.37% $110.3 M 1,331,659
BZQ UltraShort MSCI Brazil -40.81% $23.2 M 38,786
EUM Short MSCI Emerging Markets -39.69% $203.3 M 357,982
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -39.43% $4.0 M 3,296
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -37.47% $3.4 M 13,030
YCL Ultra Yen -37.40% $1.7 M 3,575
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -36.78% $12.7 M 20,239
PBW WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio -36.10% $160.9 M 180,305
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -34.83% $36.7 M 21,355
BOM DB Base Metals Dble Shrt ETN -34.09% $2.6 M 1,794
LSC S&P CTI ETN -33.26% $5.2 M 3,463
ULE Ultra Euro -33.20% $2.2 M 4,421
URR Market Vectors-Double Long Euro ETN -33.06% $0.7 M 484
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -31.46% $121.6 M 60,833
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF -29.83% $5,296.4 M 30,817,805
DTO DB Crude Oil Dble Short ETN -28.37% $56.9 M 114,212
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -27.60% $40.8 M 105,444
LD Dow Jones-UBS Lead Total Return Sub-Index -27.09% $0.8 M 1,393
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -26.58% $4.3 M 5,135
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -26.43% $219.5 M 312,841
FAN ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund -25.35% $48.3 M 155,189
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN -25.19% $3.6 M 2,296