100 Lowest Non-Leveraged Monthly ETF Returns

The following table lists the bottom 100 exchange-traded funds in terms of monthly returns. These are the 100 ETFs that have had the lowest percentage return over the last month, excluding leveraged and inverse products. You may also wish to see the 100 ETFs with the highest monthly returns.

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Symbol
Name
Monthly Return
AUM
Avg Volume
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -25.00% $5.7 M 149,028
COLX Market Vectors Colombia ETF -23.60% $2.5 M 2,630
BARL S&P 500 Crude Oil Linked ETN -23.24% $7.7 M 1,006
JO Dow Jones-UBS Coffee ETN -20.87% $56.6 M 79,390
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -18.46% $134.7 M 1,315,190
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -18.32% $1,188.9 M 48,391,684
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -18.32% $9.7 M 77,952
CAFE Pure Beta Coffee ETN -18.25% $7.1 M 7,248
EMHD EM Dividend High Income ETF -16.10% $2.6 M 1,407
GXG InterBolsa FTSE Colombia 20 ETF -13.65% $60.2 M 110,587
ICOL iShares MSCI Colombia Capped ETF -13.58% $14.5 M 7,128
EMDG EGShares Emerging Markets Dividend Growth ETF -13.33% $0.9 M 738
SIL Silver Miners ETF -13.30% $180.6 M 261,182
SGDM Gold Miners ETF -13.20% $218.2 M 267,192
TUR MSCI Turkey ETF -12.62% $517.0 M 414,308
SLVP MSCI Global Silver Miners ETF -11.25% $14.0 M 18,361
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -11.07% $6,249.9 M 49,933,492
JJN DJ-UBS Nickel Total Return Sub-Index ETN -10.81% $6.5 M 2,979
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -10.64% $23.0 M 57,375
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF -10.57% $31.1 M 26,916
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF -10.52% $59.5 M 110,359
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -10.14% $1,800.3 M 15,726,798
JJS Dow Jones-UBS Softs Total Return Sub-Index ETN -10.06% $2.8 M 934
SILJ PureFunds ISE Junior Silver ETF -9.68% $4.9 M 6,954
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -9.47% $44.8 M 685,162
EWZS iShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap ETF -9.30% $23.7 M 40,130
SGAR Pure Beta Sugar ETN -9.09% $2.3 M 698
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -9.04% $24.8 M 25,713
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -8.83% $1.5 M 1,609
NINI Pure Beta Nickel ETN -8.41% $2.7 M 2,723
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -8.12% $83.0 M 53,238
WEAT Wheat Fund -8.05% $21.1 M 60,795
XLU Utilities Select Sector SPDR -7.89% $6,821.6 M 15,719,316
BRAQ Brazil Consumer ETF -7.82% $6.6 M 3,739
ZROZ 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index Fund -7.76% $147.8 M 40,157
IDU iShares U.S. Utilities ETF -7.76% $724.4 M 665,652
VPU Utilities ETF -7.71% $1,853.7 M 260,346
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF -7.61% $3,335.4 M 17,486,744
EDV Extended Duration Treasury ETF -7.59% $484.0 M 180,393
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -7.58% $35.2 M 22,079
FUTY MSCI Utilities Index ETF -7.56% $192.8 M 250,839
PUI DWA Utilities Momentum -7.08% $36.1 M 13,752
BZF Dreyfus Brazilian Real Fund -6.99% $18.4 M 21,374
DBS DB Silver Fund -6.95% $20.8 M 6,213
UTLT db X-trackers Regulated Utilities Fund -6.94% $8.6 M 875
RYU S&P Equal Weight Utilities ETF -6.82% $251.7 M 87,859
ASDR VelocityShares Emerging Asia DR ETF -6.59% $9.0 M 225
SIVR Physical Silver Shares -6.57% $293.5 M 107,766
CANE Sugar Fund -6.34% $2.7 M 3,434
SLV Silver Trust -6.33% $5,318.3 M 8,272,228
PPLT Physical Platinum Shares -6.12% $599.6 M 33,208
DBP DB Precious Metals Fund -6.05% $134.0 M 48,879
JJP Dow Jones-UBS Precious Metals Total Return Sub-Index ETN -6.03% $8.6 M 898
PSCU S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio -6.02% $42.6 M 4,413
EZA iShares MSCI South Africa ETF -5.83% $489.0 M 538,625
JXI iShares Global Utilities ETF -5.81% $217.5 M 174,490
PTM E-TRACS UBS Long Platinum ETN -5.80% $26.0 M 6,487
DGL DB Gold Fund -5.76% $150.7 M 106,505
USV E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Silver ETN -5.74% $8.8 M 10,663
FXU Utilities AlphaDEX Fund -5.66% $266.6 M 1,054,574
GLD SPDR Gold Trust -5.58% $29,384.7 M 7,695,023
SGOL Physical Swiss Gold Shares -5.56% $933.3 M 55,295
BRAZ Brazil Mid Cap ETF -5.56% $5.5 M 6,037
IAU COMEX Gold Trust -5.54% $6,379.4 M 5,153,116
PGM DJ UBS Platinum Trust Sub-Index ETN -5.51% $11.9 M 1,882
KBWY KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio -5.46% $132.7 M 30,725
SCHH U.S. REIT ETF -5.45% $1,273.3 M 318,846
UBG E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Gold ETN -5.44% $12.2 M 6,816
RWR SPDR DJ Wilshire REIT ETF -5.43% $3,254.2 M 314,043
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -5.42% $3.9 M 3,542
FBZ Brazil AlphaDEX Fund -5.40% $2.7 M 2,517
FXF CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust -5.35% $167.2 M 35,007