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
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -98.42% $22.1 M 273,852
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -98.17% $1,375.3 M 46,036,055
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -97.57% $681.8 M 13,411,229
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -97.47% $11.2 M 81,125
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -97.43% $81.3 M 915,587
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -97.05% $262.5 M 4,055,690
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -96.41% $5.4 M 20,198
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -96.24% $8.1 M 33,737
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -95.25% $290.1 M 3,229,287
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -94.81% $9.8 M 103,386
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -94.55% $12.0 M 93,205
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -94.43% $216.3 M 3,311,106
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -93.99% $432.9 M 4,238,519
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -93.72% $69.7 M 3,291,148
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -92.11% $401.5 M 727,832
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -91.99% $111.7 M 1,122,848
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -90.39% $4.1 M 8,428
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -90.03% $5.3 M 11,605
RXD UltraShort Health Care -89.89% $1.9 M 9,458
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -89.57% $4.5 M 648
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -89.42% $17.9 M 38,937
QID UltraShort QQQ -89.04% $321.8 M 2,845,460
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -88.97% $170.1 M 1,277,682
ZSL UltraShort Silver -88.77% $43.7 M 45,625
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -88.58% $3.9 M 2,252
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -87.24% $12.2 M 58,724
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -87.03% $33.1 M 269,438
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -87.03% $7.8 M 11,222
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -86.89% $4.6 M 1,100
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -85.42% $1,172.1 M 17,774,977
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -85.08% $80.2 M 1,023,281
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -84.17% $31.1 M 21,403
REW UltraShort Technology -83.81% $8.3 M 2,152
SKF UltraShort Financials -83.40% $56.8 M 58,368
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -82.76% $1,200.6 M 8,178,684
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -81.82% $2.9 M 2,441
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -81.54% $67.3 M 557,997
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -80.45% $0.1 M 262
SDP UltraShort Utilities -79.83% $6.0 M 5,552
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -79.71% $193.4 M 1,019,803
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -79.53% $13.0 M 15,425
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -78.84% $2,765.4 M 3,449,282
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -78.76% $57.5 M 249,590
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -77.28% $51.5 M 46,771
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -76.20% $590.8 M 11,411,030
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -75.28% $1.1 M 855
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -74.04% $5.3 M 4,513
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -72.64% $1,695.5 M 14,702,756
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -72.37% $1.2 M 466
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -72.04% $47.1 M 14,637
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -70.32% $7.6 M 6,322
UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas Fund -68.61% $17.2 M 28,124
PLTM ISE Global Platinum Index Fund -68.02% $9.9 M 8,919
PSQ Short QQQ -65.03% $183.0 M 279,710
SBB Short SmallCap600 -64.36% $16.2 M 1,911
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -63.93% $40.5 M 56,573
GRN Global Carbon ETN -63.90% $2.0 M 2,533
RWM Short Russell2000 -63.07% $352.0 M 1,208,738
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -61.73% $102.7 M 83,760
MYY Short MidCap400 -61.35% $26.3 M 59,032
AGQ Ultra Silver -60.24% $338.1 M 276,373
REK Short Real Estate -60.20% $34.3 M 28,826
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -59.99% $969.7 M 5,062,665
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -57.98% $81.7 M 55,602
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -57.93% $1.9 M 1,580
SH Short S&P500 -56.62% $1,484.5 M 3,046,286
USO United States Oil Fund -55.86% $989.0 M 33,365,563
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -55.79% $3.0 M 1,760
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -55.33% $5,864.0 M 48,086,617
SEF Short Financials -55.24% $20.3 M 64,722
EDC Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3X Shares -54.66% $250.2 M 1,581,841
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -54.62% $246.7 M 110,656
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -54.33% $31.4 M 84,351
DOG Short Dow30 -53.37% $221.7 M 540,327
TBF Short 20+ Year Treasury -52.38% $912.2 M 716,319
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -51.53% $24.5 M 1,933
JJN DJ-UBS Nickel Total Return Sub-Index ETN -51.26% $6.2 M 2,625
GLL UltraShort Gold -50.89% $75.9 M 32,160
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -50.48% $2.4 M 2,096
DBO DB Oil Fund -50.28% $628.0 M 975,373
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF -50.12% $2,960.4 M 16,724,369
SBM Short Basic Materials -49.97% $1.3 M 911
XME SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF -49.94% $390.4 M 1,978,990
DDG Short Oil & Gas -49.25% $4.6 M 11,932
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN -47.76% $1.9 M 2,156
SLX Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund -47.73% $68.4 M 16,932
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -47.55% $58.7 M 227,302
BRXX Brazil Infrastructure Index Fund -47.35% $12.7 M 11,622
OLO DB Crude Oil Long ETN -46.88% $11.1 M 34,454
INDL Daily India Bull 2x Shares -46.84% $90.7 M 55,332
YXI Short FTSE/Xinhua China -46.43% $4.1 M 2,128
YCL Ultra Yen -46.09% $5.7 M 19,308