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 -98.32% $1,126.8 M 48,045,719
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -98.08% $13.8 M 77,852
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -97.87% $702.1 M 15,119,094
SRTY UltraPro Short Russell2000 -97.74% $74.9 M 982,669
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -97.69% $262.1 M 4,393,779
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -96.81% $6.9 M 22,969
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -96.68% $7.4 M 33,954
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -96.45% $276.4 M 3,366,928
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -95.78% $11.6 M 83,811
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -95.39% $195.2 M 3,267,367
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -95.04% $454.1 M 4,378,418
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -94.89% $11.8 M 112,182
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -93.89% $88.5 M 3,783,003
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -93.47% $107.7 M 1,098,890
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -91.71% $5.2 M 11,698
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -90.92% $6.7 M 13,846
QID UltraShort QQQ -90.70% $313.7 M 3,007,370
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -90.48% $4.5 M 765
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -90.44% $402.6 M 768,377
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -90.28% $3.3 M 2,952
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -89.89% $166.7 M 1,477,434
RXD UltraShort Health Care -89.71% $3.2 M 8,485
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -89.01% $4.3 M 1,107
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -89.01% $31.6 M 195,377
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -88.03% $7.7 M 13,021
ZSL UltraShort Silver -88.03% $57.0 M 51,654
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -87.93% $14.2 M 70,718
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -87.06% $75.7 M 1,090,333
REW UltraShort Technology -86.44% $7.6 M 2,297
SKF UltraShort Financials -86.27% $60.1 M 59,389
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -86.03% $18.4 M 36,992
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -85.45% $27.8 M 24,452
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -84.82% $1,147.2 M 8,448,476
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -84.13% $1.5 M 362
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -82.84% $879.9 M 13,999,312
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -82.80% $13.0 M 20,667
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -82.77% $0.1 M 216
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -82.31% $179.0 M 1,013,203
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -82.20% $45.8 M 691,797
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -80.03% $637.9 M 12,280,584
SDP UltraShort Utilities -79.81% $5.9 M 4,024
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -79.27% $56.2 M 326,731
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -77.39% $1.1 M 1,142
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -76.85% $48.8 M 50,784
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -76.06% $2,801.5 M 3,535,902
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -75.73% $5.3 M 5,813
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -75.47% $1.2 M 449
UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas Fund -72.46% $18.1 M 30,238
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -69.97% $8.0 M 7,105
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -69.61% $1,862.3 M 16,036,537
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -69.20% $47.9 M 15,526
PSQ Short QQQ -67.77% $173.8 M 472,210
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -67.23% $38.3 M 89,789
SBB Short SmallCap600 -65.85% $16.2 M 4,825
RWM Short Russell2000 -64.60% $354.0 M 1,500,508
AGQ Ultra Silver -63.40% $318.2 M 283,626
MYY Short MidCap400 -62.89% $26.1 M 100,448
GRN Global Carbon ETN -61.69% $2.5 M 2,830
SH Short S&P500 -59.34% $1,311.7 M 3,328,490
SEF Short Financials -59.34% $20.9 M 66,215
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -58.64% $2.0 M 3,147
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -57.90% $111.2 M 106,972
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -57.39% $2.9 M 1,824
DOG Short Dow30 -56.49% $221.7 M 564,543
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -56.38% $802.1 M 4,132,083
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -55.16% $86.8 M 53,684
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -53.59% $6,343.3 M 50,719,293
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -52.51% $2.5 M 2,264
USO United States Oil Fund -52.35% $1,066.9 M 31,119,521
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -51.93% $252.6 M 137,649
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -51.07% $23.0 M 57,192
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -51.05% $23.1 M 1,979
YCL Ultra Yen -50.77% $6.3 M 17,236
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -50.72% $10.7 M 12,343
DDG Short Oil & Gas -49.59% $4.5 M 11,084
TBF Short 20+ Year Treasury -49.35% $910.9 M 792,746
GLL UltraShort Gold -49.13% $84.6 M 30,626
EDC Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3X Shares -48.34% $240.6 M 1,716,584
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -47.66% $35.4 M 22,036
DYY DB Commodity Double Long ETN -47.10% $2.0 M 2,411
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -46.02% $47.2 M 294,302
JJN DJ-UBS Nickel Total Return Sub-Index ETN -45.88% $6.5 M 3,007
DBO DB Oil Fund -45.67% $485.2 M 904,811
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -45.52% $62.6 M 248,057
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF -43.75% $3,498.9 M 17,434,869
OLO DB Crude Oil Long ETN -43.45% $11.1 M 33,830
XME SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF -43.24% $404.6 M 1,998,995
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -42.97% $4.2 M 3,611
BRXX Brazil Infrastructure Index Fund -42.88% $13.7 M 14,256
TAN Solar ETF -40.12% $366.3 M 187,930
CHIM China Materials ETF -38.97% $2.3 M 3,006
SLX Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund -38.86% $73.9 M 20,085