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 -99.11% $1,225.7 M 34,187,902
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -98.21% $13.7 M 47,403
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -98.00% $861.7 M 17,899,076
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -97.13% $9.8 M 23,288
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -96.70% $47.5 M 403,249
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -96.34% $360.1 M 3,102,198
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -95.91% $14.9 M 58,469
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -95.58% $263.6 M 1,720,695
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -95.20% $519.0 M 3,049,240
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -92.18% $113.8 M 1,134,298
ZSL UltraShort Silver -91.89% $59.9 M 60,271
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -91.80% $5.5 M 1,584
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -91.39% $5.6 M 3,315
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -91.11% $7.1 M 4,977
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -90.96% $7.7 M 1,492
QID UltraShort QQQ -90.53% $381.3 M 2,584,100
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -90.24% $280.3 M 1,883,692
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -89.96% $0.5 M 374
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -89.66% $47.0 M 57,965
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -89.55% $2.9 M 3,269
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -89.35% $0.8 M 665
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -89.32% $3.9 M 7,483
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -89.24% $1.8 M 190
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -89.00% $13.7 M 6,812
RXD UltraShort Health Care -88.84% $1.7 M 2,953
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -87.81% $0.9 M 1,028
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -87.29% $13.9 M 9,645
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -87.19% $0.9 M 681
REW UltraShort Technology -86.79% $4.0 M 3,600
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -86.75% $2.6 M 2,788
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -86.26% $0.6 M 2,451
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -86.10% $40.1 M 80,263
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -86.08% $0.6 M 359
SKF UltraShort Financials -85.85% $70.5 M 81,415
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -85.82% $40.2 M 22,592
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -85.21% $60.6 M 1,114,335
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -85.14% $1,514.3 M 6,745,986
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -84.97% $3.4 M 4,568
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -84.60% $649.0 M 508,032
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -84.14% $2.1 M 1,067
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -83.67% $24.6 M 52,885
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -82.87% $224.0 M 662,538
SDP UltraShort Utilities -81.34% $5.1 M 10,600
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -76.55% $4.4 M 8,874
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -76.45% $36.4 M 53,737
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -75.35% $716.4 M 6,048,088
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -73.45% $75.4 M 49,957
GRN Global Carbon ETN -71.90% $1.9 M 2,429
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -68.44% $4,564.1 M 3,687,294
PSQ Short QQQ -67.41% $216.5 M 602,902
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -67.09% $14.0 M 5,405
SBB Short SmallCap600 -66.92% $9.4 M 2,373
SCO UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil -65.31% $206.0 M 974,314
RWM Short Russell2000 -65.11% $832.1 M 1,521,389
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -64.59% $58.1 M 15,015
MYY Short MidCap400 -64.26% $141.5 M 129,348
GLL UltraShort Gold -63.66% $85.0 M 29,203
BZQ UltraShort MSCI Brazil -62.54% $16.3 M 15,417
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -61.78% $62.5 M 178,165
SH Short S&P500 -59.66% $1,542.3 M 3,022,426
DDG Short Oil & Gas -58.99% $1.7 M 3,537
SEF Short Financials -58.37% $20.0 M 22,108
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -58.15% $25.4 M 3,468
DTO DB Crude Oil Dble Short ETN -57.57% $76.8 M 106,712
DOG Short Dow30 -57.09% $288.0 M 284,680
AGQ Ultra Silver -51.42% $414.6 M 241,295
DEE DB Commodity Double Short ETN -50.78% $1.9 M 557
BOM DB Base Metals Dble Shrt ETN -50.72% $2.6 M 2,673
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -49.81% $312.2 M 95,646
TAN Solar ETF -49.38% $448.5 M 276,794
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -46.53% $221.3 M 109,094
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -45.63% $7,714.6 M 31,062,803
EUM Short MSCI Emerging Markets -44.73% $173.1 M 251,263
ICLN S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund -43.06% $71.1 M 31,972
AGA DB Agriculture Double Short ETN -42.78% $2.6 M 5,027
TBF Short 20+ Year Treasury -41.76% $1,562.9 M 848,171
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -41.71% $24.6 M 9,051
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -37.11% $32.6 M 17,294
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -36.28% $181.0 M 129,278
YCL Ultra Yen -35.55% $1.8 M 3,405
LSC S&P CTI ETN -34.46% $5.3 M 2,749
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -32.83% $18.8 M 50,854
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -32.16% $12.3 M 25,788
CMD UltraShort DJ-UBS Commodity -31.04% $4.0 M 7,590
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -30.89% $192.7 M 642,402
PBW WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio -30.49% $193.8 M 197,691
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -30.20% $5.9 M 3,452
SZO DB Crude Oil Short ETN -27.69% $7.1 M 2,152
ULE Ultra Euro -27.42% $2.3 M 4,173
EDC Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3X Shares -27.14% $296.6 M 1,628,371
URR Market Vectors-Double Long Euro ETN -26.89% $0.8 M 611
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -24.43% $5.1 M 5,178
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -23.91% $4.0 M 4,665
BOS DB Base Metals Short ETN -22.54% $1.7 M 1,172
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -22.16% $3.6 M 17,289
FAN ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund -20.83% $95.8 M 98,740
DDP DB Commodity Short ETN -20.58% $2.5 M 806