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 -98.96% $1,203.9 M 39,540,531
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -98.65% $20.4 M 68,512
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -97.99% $109.5 M 515,567
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -97.65% $351.7 M 4,720,974
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -97.56% $648.8 M 12,700,231
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -97.42% $75.3 M 743,106
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -96.79% $30.0 M 95,302
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -96.60% $5.0 M 8,172
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -96.48% $11.2 M 72,092
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -96.48% $10.4 M 11,614
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -96.13% $326.3 M 2,677,314
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -95.81% $20.2 M 35,286
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -95.48% $281.6 M 3,165,859
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -95.18% $525.7 M 3,970,052
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -94.73% $66.9 M 2,075,917
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -93.57% $140.1 M 1,263,884
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -93.16% $4.7 M 9,127
RXD UltraShort Health Care -92.09% $1.7 M 2,828
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -90.85% $4.0 M 1,147
QID UltraShort QQQ -90.65% $338.6 M 2,840,705
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -90.14% $3.1 M 1,638
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -89.62% $4.4 M 450
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -89.08% $184.8 M 1,016,027
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -88.14% $11.9 M 44,825
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -88.07% $108.8 M 673,895
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -87.97% $4.3 M 735
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -87.95% $25.6 M 12,434
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -87.63% $5.6 M 7,980
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -87.46% $559.4 M 708,142
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -87.39% $80.0 M 514,920
REW UltraShort Technology -86.83% $7.3 M 1,637
ZSL UltraShort Silver -85.94% $59.3 M 32,594
SKF UltraShort Financials -85.71% $55.5 M 28,389
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -85.25% $1,387.1 M 8,000,803
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -84.64% $4.0 M 2,898
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -84.63% $32.0 M 82,279
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -84.13% $19.6 M 11,836
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -83.28% $45.3 M 118,173
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -83.03% $11.9 M 6,761
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -82.50% $237.6 M 1,043,834
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -81.58% $46.7 M 156,578
SDP UltraShort Utilities -80.86% $8.2 M 4,753
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -80.27% $1.1 M 254
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -80.18% $3.1 M 2,058
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -80.07% $0.1 M 216
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -78.35% $593.9 M 6,439,604
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -77.77% $7.9 M 15,305
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -76.10% $9.2 M 3,242
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -75.65% $969.5 M 4,533,220
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -75.21% $1.2 M 342
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -72.01% $1,630.4 M 11,611,503
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -71.16% $3,027.4 M 3,103,291
UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas Fund -70.61% $15.0 M 34,475
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -69.50% $35.9 M 40,955
PSQ Short QQQ -67.87% $181.2 M 209,211
AGQ Ultra Silver -66.56% $299.4 M 199,848
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -66.56% $46.4 M 12,275
GRN Global Carbon ETN -65.90% $2.2 M 1,162
SBB Short SmallCap600 -64.78% $15.9 M 919
PLTM ISE Global Platinum Index Fund -64.13% $9.9 M 7,177
RWM Short Russell2000 -63.56% $377.2 M 265,425
MYY Short MidCap400 -62.42% $22.6 M 30,050
KRS Short KBW Regional Banking -61.19% $1.2 M 389
SH Short S&P500 -60.02% $1,561.3 M 2,942,334
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -59.30% $6,690.5 M 40,104,043
SEF Short Financials -58.94% $17.9 M 9,331
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -57.98% $95.2 M 61,644
REK Short Real Estate -57.45% $105.1 M 121,323
DOG Short Dow30 -56.89% $251.7 M 512,644
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -55.88% $23.3 M 51,120
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -54.25% $95.5 M 74,455
SBM Short Basic Materials -53.76% $1.2 M 386
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -53.06% $2.0 M 625
YXI Short FTSE/Xinhua China -53.04% $3.4 M 6,339
DDG Short Oil & Gas -52.94% $4.5 M 7,043
YCL Ultra Yen -51.96% $5.2 M 2,315
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -51.66% $31.6 M 27,680
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -49.06% $252.4 M 82,495
JJN DJ-UBS Nickel Total Return Sub-Index ETN -47.86% $6.1 M 3,377
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -47.20% $2.4 M 1,508
TBF Short 20+ Year Treasury -44.46% $1,057.5 M 755,920
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -44.14% $1,098.9 M 4,451,798
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -43.81% $3.2 M 2,333
XME SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF -43.68% $367.5 M 1,937,770
INDL Daily India Bull 2x Shares -42.40% $145.5 M 288,353
BRXX Brazil Infrastructure Index Fund -41.92% $13.6 M 11,200
JO Dow Jones-UBS Coffee ETN -41.76% $100.1 M 150,569
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -41.14% $3.2 M 1,392
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF -41.07% $3,027.4 M 17,766,934
DBO DB Oil Fund -40.42% $610.8 M 654,006
USO United States Oil Fund -40.33% $3,099.3 M 26,479,486
GLL UltraShort Gold -40.06% $72.6 M 20,556