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 -99.00% $1,389.6 M 37,172,242
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -97.97% $16.4 M 50,920
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -97.58% $813.7 M 18,151,178
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -96.59% $10.9 M 25,018
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -96.01% $47.1 M 441,454
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -95.87% $345.1 M 3,309,775
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -95.58% $15.0 M 69,380
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -95.20% $250.0 M 1,940,855
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -94.81% $515.2 M 3,270,595
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -90.42% $7.4 M 4,133
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -90.32% $6.1 M 6,009
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -90.27% $6.0 M 1,723
ZSL UltraShort Silver -90.18% $59.8 M 54,483
QID UltraShort QQQ -90.06% $383.3 M 2,708,754
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -89.94% $8.4 M 1,447
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -89.49% $119.4 M 1,230,832
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -89.31% $3.9 M 7,178
RXD UltraShort Health Care -89.18% $1.7 M 1,118
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -88.99% $342.3 M 1,933,077
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -88.80% $48.7 M 67,597
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -88.72% $3.0 M 3,292
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -88.38% $0.8 M 818
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -88.28% $0.5 M 417
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -87.81% $14.7 M 8,217
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -87.33% $2.0 M 666
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -86.50% $2.6 M 3,076
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -86.31% $14.1 M 10,788
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -86.07% $1.0 M 871
REW UltraShort Technology -85.89% $4.1 M 3,822
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -85.64% $0.6 M 477
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -85.37% $0.6 M 2,473
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -85.02% $592.6 M 589,332
SKF UltraShort Financials -84.73% $71.7 M 85,503
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -84.43% $39.6 M 27,134
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -84.37% $48.8 M 86,143
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -84.32% $1,548.3 M 7,209,712
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -84.29% $24.7 M 45,831
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -84.21% $72.1 M 1,181,343
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -83.95% $3.5 M 4,541
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -83.29% $0.9 M 1,440
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -82.12% $218.4 M 736,391
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -78.91% $2.4 M 877
SDP UltraShort Utilities -78.48% $6.3 M 11,695
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -77.04% $721.9 M 6,123,880
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -74.47% $7.8 M 10,734
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -71.32% $81.6 M 61,000
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -71.25% $41.5 M 68,066
GRN Global Carbon ETN -70.90% $1.8 M 2,294
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -69.25% $4,240.0 M 3,696,515
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -67.80% $9.4 M 5,651
PSQ Short QQQ -66.57% $257.3 M 757,495
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -64.90% $56.5 M 14,369
SBB Short SmallCap600 -64.54% $9.8 M 3,198
RWM Short Russell2000 -62.85% $945.9 M 1,722,686
SCO UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil -62.76% $196.1 M 1,109,622
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -62.61% $23.3 M 3,340
MYY Short MidCap400 -62.38% $40.9 M 243,871
GLL UltraShort Gold -61.58% $82.1 M 28,220
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -59.90% $66.5 M 196,486
AGQ Ultra Silver -59.07% $359.4 M 233,032
SH Short S&P500 -58.56% $1,641.9 M 3,387,886
SEF Short Financials -56.96% $20.1 M 22,488
DDG Short Oil & Gas -56.59% $1.7 M 3,548
DOG Short Dow30 -56.15% $284.9 M 323,538
DTO DB Crude Oil Dble Short ETN -55.61% $77.1 M 111,635
TAN Solar ETF -55.43% $395.2 M 220,543
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -51.23% $6,904.7 M 31,287,852
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -50.31% $298.8 M 98,025
ICLN S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund -48.22% $67.4 M 29,462
BOM DB Base Metals Dble Shrt ETN -47.98% $2.7 M 2,869
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -47.14% $22.6 M 9,354
EDC Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3X Shares -46.47% $284.0 M 1,597,077
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -44.27% $227.5 M 144,189
BZQ UltraShort MSCI Brazil -43.44% $19.2 M 18,442
TBF Short 20+ Year Treasury -42.45% $1,513.8 M 859,431
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -42.24% $37.5 M 21,182
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -41.52% $157.6 M 137,598
DEE DB Commodity Double Short ETN -41.22% $2.0 M 661
YCL Ultra Yen -39.39% $1.7 M 3,437
EUM Short MSCI Emerging Markets -38.95% $233.5 M 272,449
PBW WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio -38.00% $174.4 M 193,220
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -35.40% $10.9 M 25,846
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -33.64% $5.8 M 3,760
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -33.39% $179.1 M 786,318
LSC S&P CTI ETN -33.19% $5.4 M 3,375
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -31.25% $25.9 M 55,542
URR Market Vectors-Double Long Euro ETN -31.23% $0.7 M 578
ULE Ultra Euro -30.83% $2.2 M 4,632
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -30.50% $3.9 M 4,712
DNO United States Short Oil Fund -29.84% $10.2 M 6,186
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -29.54% $4.1 M 6,012
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -28.87% $3.4 M 16,811
SZO DB Crude Oil Short ETN -27.15% $7.1 M 2,202
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -27.07% $130.1 M 59,025
AGA DB Agriculture Double Short ETN -26.90% $2.8 M 3,394
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF -26.72% $5,099.4 M 21,050,955
FAN ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund -25.18% $86.8 M 96,869