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 -99.28% $1,176.7 M 27,003,029
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -99.26% $10.9 M 44,700
TZA Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -98.50% $807.0 M 21,165,967
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -97.90% $9.1 M 24,036
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -97.75% $48.2 M 393,372
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -97.69% $377.0 M 3,301,505
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -96.56% $16.3 M 62,291
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -96.46% $226.6 M 1,549,759
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -96.12% $600.8 M 2,720,400
ZSL UltraShort Silver -96.01% $56.9 M 65,516
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -94.53% $5.2 M 3,300
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -94.52% $116.4 M 910,959
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -93.87% $43.1 M 63,870
SKK UltraShort Russell2000 Growth -92.84% $5.8 M 2,261
SCC UltraShort Consumer Services -92.47% $8.8 M 4,392
SDD UltraShort SmallCap600 -92.35% $8.0 M 1,373
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -92.09% $0.5 M 409
TWM UltraShort Russell2000 -91.94% $331.5 M 1,955,398
SJH UltraShort Russell2000 Value -91.78% $1.8 M 229
SIJ UltraShort Industrials -91.69% $6.7 M 2,918
QID UltraShort QQQ -91.35% $378.1 M 3,170,853
MZZ UltraShort MidCap400 -90.97% $10.8 M 6,909
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -90.97% $11.7 M 10,923
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -90.74% $0.8 M 1,211
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -90.09% $4.3 M 6,470
SMK UltraShort MSCI Mexico -89.80% $0.9 M 847
SKF UltraShort Financials -89.46% $73.8 M 94,063
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ETF -89.25% $33.2 M 12,669
DUG UltraShort Oil & Gas -89.15% $36.1 M 72,350
RXD UltraShort Health Care -89.14% $1.8 M 4,216
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -88.56% $0.8 M 887
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -88.24% $0.6 M 1,171
REW UltraShort Technology -87.94% $4.2 M 4,281
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -87.76% $0.6 M 154
JPX UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan -87.60% $1.9 M 2,654
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -87.55% $2.7 M 2,662
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -87.21% $591.5 M 418,870
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -87.07% $1,607.2 M 6,649,208
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -85.75% $38.5 M 917,252
SZK UltraShort Consumer Goods -85.17% $5.9 M 4,869
DXD UltraShort Dow30 -84.61% $228.7 M 643,739
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -83.79% $23.8 M 53,806
EFU UltraShort MSCI EAFE -82.71% $4.2 M 4,470
SDP UltraShort Utilities -81.68% $2.7 M 20,253
EEV UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets -81.35% $36.2 M 62,186
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP -79.18% $657.8 M 5,723,775
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -75.94% $76.4 M 52,338
SCO UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil -73.79% $336.6 M 869,067
BZQ UltraShort MSCI Brazil -72.74% $17.7 M 15,967
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -72.55% $13.2 M 5,727
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -71.95% $4,296.8 M 3,576,553
GLL UltraShort Gold -71.62% $81.1 M 38,114
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -70.06% $60.6 M 174,130
GRN Global Carbon ETN -69.41% $1.9 M 5,831
SBB Short SmallCap600 -69.19% $9.6 M 2,383
PSQ Short QQQ -68.86% $210.2 M 608,178
RWM Short Russell2000 -68.16% $802.9 M 1,471,430
MYY Short MidCap400 -67.58% $104.3 M 70,245
TYO Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -67.04% $57.1 M 15,859
DTO DB Crude Oil Dble Short ETN -65.90% $116.3 M 118,058
DDG Short Oil & Gas -64.53% $1.6 M 2,338
SEF Short Financials -63.95% $20.4 M 8,127
BOM DB Base Metals Dble Shrt ETN -63.70% $2.5 M 3,153
SH Short S&P500 -62.30% $1,527.8 M 2,873,539
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF -61.66% $28.2 M 5,009
DOG Short Dow30 -59.33% $285.3 M 231,313
DEE DB Commodity Double Short ETN -54.83% $1.7 M 1,500
TAN Solar ETF -54.25% $440.5 M 358,652
EFZ Short MSCI EAFE -54.01% $142.3 M 118,605
PST UltraShort Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury -52.38% $300.2 M 80,503
AGA DB Agriculture Double Short ETN -51.47% $2.2 M 4,765
EUM Short MSCI Emerging Markets -50.56% $176.9 M 231,709
CMD UltraShort DJ-UBS Commodity -45.81% $3.6 M 26,173
ICLN S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund -43.01% $65.8 M 24,084
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -40.61% $17.8 M 47,034
SZO DB Crude Oil Short ETN -35.52% $6.6 M 2,667
LSC S&P CTI ETN -32.15% $5.2 M 3,712
PBW WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio -31.92% $183.2 M 426,484
BOS DB Base Metals Short ETN -28.43% $1.7 M 1,723
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -26.52% $8,540.5 M 27,734,627
DDP DB Commodity Short ETN -25.98% $2.3 M 808
JJE DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN -25.35% $6.0 M 7,867
YCL Ultra Yen -24.06% $2.0 M 3,337
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -22.53% $171.6 M 121,566
ADZ DB Agriculture Short ETN -22.34% $0.9 M 2,557
JJU Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN -22.22% $5.1 M 4,681
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -21.50% $14.7 M 28,709
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -21.00% $26.5 M 8,725
ULE Ultra Euro -15.49% $2.5 M 1,530
URR Market Vectors-Double Long Euro ETN -15.08% $0.8 M 1,135
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -13.20% $98.1 M 451,172
AGQ Ultra Silver -11.13% $464.2 M 264,208