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 -99.29% $965.1 M 32,802,188
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -98.98% $10.5 M 42,698
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -98.49% $738.8 M 19,261,250
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -97.78% $9.4 M 22,251
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -97.70% $46.2 M 416,014
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -96.86% $338.5 M 3,223,752
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -96.60% $14.9 M 60,682
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -96.34% $228.6 M 1,711,755
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -96.00% $508.1 M 3,043,955
ZSL UltraShort Silver -94.98% $62.8 M 63,255
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -94.43% $104.7 M 1,032,951
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -93.62% $5.5 M 3,568
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -93.17% $5.6 M 1,922
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -92.62% $43.8 M 60,829
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -92.43% $7.3 M 5,181
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -92.31% $7.7 M 1,484
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -91.89% $296.4 M 1,938,509
QID UltraShort QQQ -91.77% $371.4 M 2,827,257
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -91.33% $6.5 M 2,881
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -90.86% $0.5 M 443
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -90.78% $1.8 M 157
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -90.76% $0.8 M 926
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -90.75% $4.1 M 7,949
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -90.70% $14.0 M 6,934
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -89.93% $13.5 M 10,157
RXD UltraShort Health Care -89.54% $1.8 M 3,679
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -89.45% $0.9 M 900
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -89.00% $40.9 M 74,935
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -88.56% $0.9 M 775
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -88.35% $34.5 M 19,020
REW UltraShort Technology -88.22% $4.2 M 3,802
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -87.69% $0.6 M 1,203
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -87.45% $2.6 M 2,478
SKF UltraShort Financials -87.21% $72.9 M 85,086
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -86.88% $0.6 M 294
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -86.81% $1,534.7 M 6,753,417
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -86.66% $615.1 M 461,386
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -86.38% $1.9 M 1,382
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -86.26% $55.8 M 1,133,809
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -86.13% $3.4 M 4,239
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -84.17% $223.4 M 645,146
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -82.24% $24.4 M 50,692
SDP UltraShort Utilities -82.06% $5.2 M 12,831
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -81.19% $35.9 M 64,446
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -80.75% $4.4 M 7,048
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -77.93% $659.1 M 5,994,206
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -77.82% $74.4 M 50,926
GLL UltraShort Gold -71.07% $81.2 M 34,917
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -71.06% $4,338.6 M 3,654,272
BZQ UltraShort MSCI Brazil -70.58% $17.8 M 15,826
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -70.46% $13.5 M 5,583
GRN Global Carbon ETN -69.71% $2.2 M 2,868
PSQ Short QQQ -69.52% $220.8 M 588,643
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -69.48% $59.2 M 175,771
SBB Short SmallCap600 -69.35% $9.4 M 2,341
RWM Short Russell2000 -68.16% $861.5 M 1,524,417
MYY Short MidCap400 -67.16% $136.3 M 110,822
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -66.97% $55.5 M 15,949
SCO UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil -63.74% $246.6 M 976,025
DDG Short Oil & Gas -63.05% $1.7 M 2,507
SH Short S&P500 -61.97% $1,659.4 M 3,008,034
SEF Short Financials -60.34% $21.7 M 21,591
DOG Short Dow30 -58.77% $283.8 M 264,495
DTO DB Crude Oil Dble Short ETN -55.46% $101.8 M 124,868
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -54.97% $24.6 M 3,886
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -52.35% $294.9 M 87,822
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -51.43% $219.7 M 177,745
BOM DB Base Metals Dble Shrt ETN -50.61% $2.6 M 3,124
EUM Short MSCI Emerging Markets -50.59% $174.3 M 249,098
DEE DB Commodity Double Short ETN -46.43% $1.8 M 1,085
AGA DB Agriculture Double Short ETN -45.19% $2.3 M 4,803
TAN Solar ETF -44.60% $433.9 M 328,189
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -40.07% $17.8 M 53,240
ICLN S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund -37.61% $68.6 M 29,175
LSC S&P CTI ETN -37.00% $5.1 M 3,784
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -35.53% $142.3 M 527,428
CMD UltraShort DJ-UBS Commodity -34.89% $3.7 M 23,688
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -31.74% $6.7 M 4,983
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -29.59% $31.7 M 15,740
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -29.27% $4.0 M 4,937
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -27.26% $8,611.5 M 28,871,760
AGQ Ultra Silver -26.80% $422.9 M 248,965
SZO DB Crude Oil Short ETN -26.61% $7.0 M 2,357
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -26.41% $14.3 M 28,868
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -26.10% $189.9 M 129,237
BOS DB Base Metals Short ETN -25.00% $1.7 M 1,750
PBW WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio -24.56% $187.8 M 236,925
YCL Ultra Yen -23.97% $1.9 M 3,247
DDP DB Commodity Short ETN -23.93% $2.4 M 862
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -22.86% $27.4 M 8,772
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -21.60% $4.2 M 4,947
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -19.51% $3.8 M 11,693
URR Market Vectors-Double Long Euro ETN -16.96% $0.8 M 760
ADZ DB Agriculture Short ETN -16.86% $0.9 M 2,465