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 -98.74% $1,320.3 M 49,005,668
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -98.40% $10.2 M 63,295
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -97.62% $591.0 M 19,627,760
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -96.41% $9.3 M 37,844
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -95.77% $276.4 M 4,212,197
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -94.88% $16.2 M 87,514
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -94.73% $219.3 M 2,916,074
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -94.27% $489.1 M 4,382,055
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -93.87% $51.6 M 1,286,594
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -90.53% $3.8 M 2,109
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -90.24% $41.9 M 79,644
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -90.09% $9.0 M 8,190
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -89.85% $5.8 M 2,047
QID UltraShort QQQ -89.49% $355.7 M 3,422,856
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -89.09% $231.8 M 2,138,627
RXD UltraShort Health Care -88.95% $3.5 M 3,345
ZSL UltraShort Silver -88.80% $52.4 M 50,282
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -88.46% $8.0 M 3,758
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -88.33% $4.9 M 20,470
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -88.18% $12.2 M 8,411
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -87.97% $1.9 M 979
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -87.92% $0.8 M 2,282
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -87.83% $99.2 M 1,477,591
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -87.73% $0.5 M 741
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -87.40% $9.8 M 12,827
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -86.85% $521.5 M 695,168
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -86.03% $22.0 M 42,486
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -85.04% $1.5 M 997
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -84.81% $0.6 M 2,359
SKF UltraShort Financials -84.60% $71.0 M 117,385
REW UltraShort Technology -84.39% $4.3 M 6,570
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -84.37% $14.7 M 23,498
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -83.77% $3.4 M 4,474
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -83.77% $0.7 M 570
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -83.29% $1,334.8 M 9,861,563
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -82.38% $94.1 M 1,361,835
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -82.19% $0.2 M 920
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -82.13% $1.0 M 756
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -81.35% $42.6 M 38,421
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -80.47% $204.9 M 1,163,617
SDP UltraShort Utilities -79.62% $5.0 M 12,045
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -79.48% $56.0 M 160,212
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -79.06% $682.9 M 6,509,623
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -76.56% $2.2 M 783
GRN Global Carbon ETN -73.14% $1.9 M 2,911
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -71.59% $3,866.6 M 3,983,156
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -70.92% $8.4 M 13,048
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -68.17% $45.1 M 94,497
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -67.79% $77.7 M 74,309
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -66.97% $52.3 M 15,135
PSQ Short QQQ -65.60% $447.7 M 1,415,941
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -65.55% $10.4 M 7,659
SBB Short SmallCap600 -64.78% $9.7 M 4,103
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -64.34% $21.5 M 2,341
AGQ Ultra Silver -63.53% $370.9 M 226,311
RWM Short Russell2000 -63.15% $609.5 M 2,496,920
MYY Short MidCap400 -61.77% $31.2 M 300,236
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -59.38% $343.7 M 1,069,694
GLL UltraShort Gold -59.36% $77.5 M 29,574
TAN Solar ETF -57.79% $349.1 M 236,752
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -57.50% $63.3 M 201,595
SH Short S&P500 -57.20% $1,781.9 M 5,009,203
SEF Short Financials -56.87% $20.1 M 29,492
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -55.48% $6,595.0 M 33,543,188
DOG Short Dow30 -54.21% $276.2 M 587,141
EDC Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3X Shares -53.04% $259.2 M 1,660,509
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -51.86% $21.6 M 9,798
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -51.83% $300.7 M 107,783
ICLN S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund -49.65% $62.7 M 32,533
DDG Short Oil & Gas -48.61% $3.1 M 11,566
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -48.50% $148.7 M 156,355
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -45.32% $4.5 M 4,600
TBF Short 20+ Year Treasury -44.67% $1,433.7 M 940,021
PBW WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio -42.60% $161.5 M 183,708
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -41.87% $12.1 M 21,418
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -41.53% $3.8 M 4,171
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -41.48% $3.3 M 15,429
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -40.45% $304.6 M 192,915
SCO UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil -38.90% $134.5 M 1,325,688
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -38.32% $120.4 M 53,647
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -37.39% $37.6 M 21,688
EUM Short MSCI Emerging Markets -35.90% $212.7 M 342,353
YCL Ultra Yen -35.54% $1.8 M 3,856
BOM DB Base Metals Dble Shrt ETN -34.82% $2.7 M 1,918
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF -34.36% $5,071.2 M 26,796,625
ULE Ultra Euro -34.13% $2.2 M 4,616
URR Market Vectors-Double Long Euro ETN -33.86% $0.7 M 503
BZQ UltraShort MSCI Brazil -32.95% $26.8 M 29,955
JJN DJ-UBS Nickel Total Return Sub-Index ETN -31.31% $9.0 M 6,548
LSC S&P CTI ETN -31.21% $5.4 M 3,426
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN -30.43% $3.5 M 2,379
AGA DB Agriculture Double Short ETN -30.41% $2.5 M 2,733
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -29.40% $4.3 M 5,949
FAN ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund -29.33% $47.7 M 155,317
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -29.23% $36.9 M 101,485
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -27.99% $200.0 M 283,388
LD Dow Jones-UBS Lead Total Return Sub-Index -27.86% $0.8 M 1,435