100 Lowest YTD ETF Returns

The following table lists the bottom 100 exchange-traded funds in terms of year-to-date returns. These are the 100 ETFs that have had the lowest percentage return since the beginning of the current calendar year. You may also wish to see the 100 ETFs with the highest YTD returns.

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Symbol
Name
YTD Return
AUM
Avg Volume
JDST Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares -77.51% $67.0 M 3,046,543
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -66.18% $4.6 M 79,838
TVIX Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN -65.87% $211.5 M 13,419,217
UVXY Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -65.79% $325.4 M 8,369,220
RUSL Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares -56.58% $112.5 M 593,732
SOXS Daily Semiconductor Bear 3x Shares -52.16% $19.9 M 137,425
DGAZ 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN -51.36% $236.3 M 8,343,839
DUST Daily Gold Miners Bear 3x Shares -45.54% $188.7 M 4,260,949
SSG UltraShort Semiconductors -43.16% $3.8 M 7,194
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -42.24% $0.8 M 5,935
BRZS Direxion Daily Brazil Bear 3x Shares -42.01% $4.2 M 23,549
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -41.96% $72.2 M 414,240
DRV Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares -40.18% $15.8 M 50,003
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -39.27% $325.1 M 3,227,491
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares -38.40% $654.4 M 529,475
TECS Daily Technology Bear 3x Shares -38.09% $14.5 M 59,420
BXDB Barclays Short B Leveraged Inverse S&P 500 TR ETN -37.83% $1.6 M 6,823
TTT UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury -37.68% $130.5 M 40,960
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -36.35% $119.1 M 1,096,100
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -36.21% $7.1 M 48,922
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -36.00% $1,163.9 M 34,700,594
SBND 3x Short 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN -35.77% $60.8 M 62,785
UGAZ 3x Long Natural Gas ETN -35.22% $241.8 M 2,971,802
FINZ UltraPro Short Financials -34.56% $3.8 M 655
RXD UltraShort Health Care -32.63% $1.7 M 2,484
EMT Dow Jones Emerging Markets Metals & Mining Titans Index Fund -31.17% $7.5 M 12,113
USLV 3x Long Silver ETN -30.99% $159.1 M 279,428
REW UltraShort Technology -30.41% $3.9 M 3,668
DOIL 3x Inverse Brent Crude ETN -29.59% $0.6 M 804
SPXS Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares -29.56% $253.2 M 1,774,111
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 -28.57% $507.3 M 3,068,569
YANG Daily China Bear 3x Shares -28.54% $16.3 M 73,438
QID UltraShort QQQ -27.52% $374.7 M 2,594,838
SDP UltraShort Utilities -27.21% $6.2 M 10,314
FAZ Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares -27.02% $343.5 M 3,169,428
SRS UltraShort Real Estate -26.91% $46.2 M 58,922
ERY Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -26.69% $45.5 M 394,774
TBT UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury -26.65% $4,538.2 M 3,752,569
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -26.47% $33.2 M 19,402
BZQ UltraShort MSCI Brazil -26.41% $18.7 M 15,085
WEAT Wheat Fund -25.97% $27.2 M 94,735
LPLT 2x Long Platinum ETN -25.73% $4.3 M 1,400
KOLD UltraShort DJ-UBS Natural Gas -25.37% $21.3 M 43,934
RSXJ Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF -24.40% $80.5 M 73,548
DLBS US Treasury Long Bond Bear ETN -24.32% $45.5 M 10,332
MIDZ Daily Mid Cap Bear 3x Shares -24.00% $9.7 M 23,442
SMDD UltraPro Short MidCap400 -23.55% $9.0 M 11,762
CORN Corn Fund -23.02% $102.4 M 178,917
EDZ Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares -22.95% $113.6 M 1,139,166
VIXM VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF -22.76% $42.4 M 74,725
VIIZ VIX Medium-Term ETN -22.56% $1.5 M 2,366
SJL UltraShort Russell MidCap Value -22.55% $0.5 M 363
VXZ S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN -22.20% $58.3 M 1,105,854
GRU MLCX Grains Index TR ETN -22.15% $7.5 M 17,977
SFK UltraShort Russell1000 Growth -21.73% $2.5 M 2,887
JJG DJ-UBS Grains Total Return Sub-Index ETN -21.66% $122.3 M 113,571
SJF UltraShort Russell1000 Value -21.65% $0.6 M 375
SMN UltraShort Basic Materials -20.65% $13.3 M 9,246
TWQ UltraShort Russell3000 -19.82% $0.6 M 2,611
SDS UltraShort S&P500 -19.72% $1,474.6 M 6,809,603
MLPS E-TRACS 1xMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure Total Return ETN -19.69% $4.0 M 1,962
SDOW UltraPro Short Dow30 -19.50% $126.1 M 689,808
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -19.42% $11.7 M 25,923
AGQ Ultra Silver -19.11% $408.2 M 244,292
BAL Dow Jones-UBS Cotton Total Return Sub-Index ETN -18.90% $20.3 M 15,877
SDK UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth -18.80% $0.7 M 727
RSX Market Vectors Russia ETF -18.43% $1,741.4 M 6,763,833
FXP Ultrashort FTSE/Xinhua China -18.10% $77.8 M 52,932