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 -99.31% $974.8 M 39,161,758
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -99.17% $598.8 M 18,024,164
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -98.90% $359.0 M 6,715,013
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -98.67% $8.6 M 50,284
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -98.26% $48.8 M 546,570
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -97.46% $17.7 M 87,356
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -97.38% $180.3 M 2,914,419
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -97.19% $124.7 M 1,443,044
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -97.08% $7.4 M 8,387
ZSL UltraShort Silver -96.72% $64.9 M 122,841
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -95.87% $49.4 M 94,092
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -95.04% $6.2 M 2,942
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -94.66% $8.3 M 2,773
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -94.40% $285.0 M 2,133,574
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -94.07% $0.6 M 232
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -93.94% $7.0 M 3,405
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -93.94% $15.5 M 39,389
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -93.87% $1.9 M 719
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -93.36% $7.0 M 8,485
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -93.09% $11.8 M 11,113
SKF UltraShort Financials -92.98% $83.6 M 295,233
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -92.80% $2.1 M 1,564
QID UltraShort QQQ -92.47% $334.4 M 5,541,112
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -92.14% $4.5 M 5,557
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -90.58% $0.7 M 1,536
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -90.56% $52.6 M 99,675
RXD UltraShort Health Care -90.28% $2.2 M 3,748
REW UltraShort Technology -89.87% $5.3 M 10,337
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -89.68% $1.0 M 726
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -89.34% $3.1 M 1,046
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -89.20% $1,538.4 M 12,998,837
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -88.93% $6.3 M 11,997
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -88.40% $4.6 M 8,486
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -87.54% $58.0 M 279,138
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -87.52% $228.4 M 1,096,721
SDP UltraShort Utilities -86.26% $4.0 M 2,941
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -86.05% $68.1 M 1,117,019
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -82.78% $110.8 M 130,161
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -82.24% $33.8 M 151,008
SCO UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil -82.23% $361.5 M 1,404,451
DTO DB Crude Oil Dble Short ETN -81.56% $117.8 M 142,987
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -80.08% $546.6 M 386,633
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -77.23% $672.3 M 16,672,197
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -75.70% $10.8 M 9,814
GLL UltraShort Gold -75.21% $99.4 M 85,046
SBB Short SmallCap600 -74.12% $9.7 M 4,150
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -73.60% $66.7 M 352,097
GRN Global Carbon ETN -73.09% $1.7 M 18,559
RWM Short Russell2000 -73.08% $697.7 M 1,841,255
MYY Short MidCap400 -71.19% $109.0 M 185,503
PSQ Short QQQ -70.68% $379.0 M 981,359
SEF Short Financials -69.29% $22.9 M 9,632
DDG Short Oil & Gas -65.94% $1.8 M 3,800
AGA DB Agriculture Double Short ETN -65.86% $2.2 M 3,464
SH Short S&P500 -65.30% $1,672.5 M 4,006,248
DEE DB Commodity Double Short ETN -64.94% $1.5 M 2,369
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -63.59% $4,161.6 M 3,269,441
DOG Short Dow30 -63.12% $288.8 M 443,200
BOM DB Base Metals Dble Shrt ETN -62.40% $3.0 M 2,493
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -61.93% $91.2 M 140,605
CMD UltraShort DJ-UBS Commodity -59.72% $3.2 M 6,848
EUM Short MSCI Emerging Markets -58.95% $314.2 M 594,843
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -58.30% $58.2 M 14,425
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -53.69% $27.4 M 9,710
SZO DB Crude Oil Short ETN -48.61% $6.6 M 2,004
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -46.46% $302.5 M 105,265
TAN Solar ETF -44.29% $400.7 M 681,243
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -44.02% $27.2 M 135,890
ICLN S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund -39.06% $54.5 M 30,300
LSC S&P CTI ETN -37.18% $5.1 M 5,387
DDP DB Commodity Short ETN -37.12% $3.4 M 2,832
BOS DB Base Metals Short ETN -31.48% $1.8 M 2,569
ADZ DB Agriculture Short ETN -30.56% $0.8 M 1,033
EUO UltraShort Euro -26.44% $407.6 M 685,883
DRR Market Vectors-Double Short Euro ETN -24.70% $34.6 M 4,354
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -24.64% $7,604.9 M 37,387,934
PBW WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio -17.65% $225.1 M 417,521
YCL Ultra Yen -16.43% $2.9 M 3,559
UUP DB USD Index Bullish -16.23% $670.4 M 764,148
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -14.41% $3.0 M 5,292
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -14.29% $24.7 M 14,652
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -13.41% $6.7 M 5,327
YCS UltraShort Yen -12.38% $371.4 M 185,551
AGQ Ultra Silver -8.66% $463.5 M 508,425
JYN JPY/USD Exchange Rate ETN -6.06% $1.7 M 2,231
ICI Optimized Currency Carry ETN -5.94% $7.8 M 3,576
FXY CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust -4.95% $104.9 M 199,802
COW DJ-UBS Livestock Total Return Sub-Index ETN -2.75% $53.2 M 31,176