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 -98.22% $1,136.6 M 41,552,316
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -97.83% $19.7 M 257,284
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -97.52% $99.6 M 373,356
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -97.02% $264.6 M 4,023,875
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -97.01% $638.4 M 12,407,314
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -96.84% $74.5 M 898,638
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -96.70% $11.6 M 83,811
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -96.69% $29.0 M 412,581
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -95.68% $6.5 M 12,539
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -95.57% $6.9 M 33,198
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -94.55% $273.3 M 2,694,395
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -94.39% $14.6 M 100,481
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -94.12% $230.2 M 3,128,836
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -93.72% $463.2 M 3,865,472
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -93.14% $73.2 M 2,882,659
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -91.74% $114.1 M 1,147,427
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -91.41% $425.3 M 619,170
RXD UltraShort Health Care -90.52% $1.8 M 6,668
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -90.47% $4.8 M 7,688
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -89.46% $4.0 M 4,611
QID UltraShort QQQ -88.97% $306.3 M 2,572,903
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -88.57% $11.8 M 53,888
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -87.84% $4.3 M 535
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -87.45% $79.2 M 790,578
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -87.34% $153.6 M 1,035,988
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -86.27% $24.1 M 47,623
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -86.03% $3.5 M 2,100
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -85.40% $4.4 M 585
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -85.37% $7.4 M 9,103
ZSL UltraShort Silver -84.83% $55.9 M 35,777
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -84.58% $33.6 M 312,955
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -84.25% $26.6 M 15,538
REW UltraShort Technology -83.76% $7.7 M 2,086
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -83.62% $41.1 M 80,536
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -83.08% $1,088.1 M 20,045,971
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -82.49% $4.0 M 2,973
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -82.45% $90.4 M 472,339
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -82.20% $1,233.5 M 7,912,063
SKF UltraShort Financials -81.80% $55.1 M 42,644
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -80.57% $0.1 M 257
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -79.28% $183.4 M 912,369
SDP UltraShort Utilities -79.24% $8.2 M 4,933
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -79.04% $648.8 M 8,851,010
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -78.88% $12.2 M 10,753
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -77.52% $2,786.9 M 2,977,758
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -77.33% $45.1 M 218,203
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -74.90% $1,687.7 M 13,071,245
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -74.75% $1.0 M 338
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -74.63% $4.9 M 2,256
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -72.62% $9.2 M 3,911
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -72.13% $46.0 M 13,381
UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas Fund -71.86% $20.1 M 27,217
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -70.77% $1.1 M 417
PLTM ISE Global Platinum Index Fund -70.49% $9.6 M 7,697
AGQ Ultra Silver -70.34% $280.6 M 225,492
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -67.81% $31.0 M 46,963
GRN Global Carbon ETN -66.38% $2.1 M 1,508
PSQ Short QQQ -64.88% $162.2 M 211,217
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -62.70% $107.0 M 75,319
SBB Short SmallCap600 -61.62% $15.8 M 1,233
RWM Short Russell2000 -60.42% $337.3 M 877,028
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -59.38% $2.0 M 1,023
MYY Short MidCap400 -58.93% $26.4 M 43,534
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -58.38% $6,615.3 M 42,875,461
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -58.11% $3.2 M 1,907
JJN DJ-UBS Nickel Total Return Sub-Index ETN -57.19% $6.5 M 2,877
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -57.11% $25.5 M 84,630
REK Short Real Estate -56.99% $77.1 M 70,939
SH Short S&P500 -55.97% $1,490.4 M 2,917,470
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -55.92% $1,120.6 M 5,314,013
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -54.55% $243.7 M 74,942
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -54.41% $3.7 M 3,676
KRS Short KBW Regional Banking -54.21% $1.3 M 405
YXI Short FTSE/Xinhua China -54.05% $3.3 M 4,190
INDL Daily India Bull 2x Shares -53.46% $93.7 M 59,408
SEF Short Financials -53.28% $20.0 M 45,002
DOG Short Dow30 -52.72% $219.9 M 487,995
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -52.02% $100.2 M 68,966
USO United States Oil Fund -51.97% $3,001.6 M 32,844,578
TBF Short 20+ Year Treasury -50.89% $902.7 M 618,539
XME SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF -50.23% $406.0 M 1,959,925
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -49.78% $27.1 M 1,825
SBM Short Basic Materials -49.43% $1.2 M 543
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN -49.29% $2.0 M 2,110
DBO DB Oil Fund -48.58% $706.4 M 881,928
DDG Short Oil & Gas -46.60% $4.3 M 8,791
OLO DB Crude Oil Long ETN -46.32% $12.4 M 31,997
EDC Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3X Shares -46.19% $265.2 M 1,822,498
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -46.05% $3.4 M 1,463
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -45.07% $28.7 M 177,845
GLL UltraShort Gold -44.80% $77.9 M 27,631
YCL Ultra Yen -44.19% $5.6 M 18,067