The Worst Equity ETFs 2017

The Worst 50 Equity Indices for ETFs in 2017

Investment focus
Index
4 Week
Chart
52 Week
Low/High
in 2018 in 2017 in 2016 in 2015 in 2014 Number
of ETFs
Equity Asia Pacific Social/Environmental
MSCI Pacific ex Japan ex Controversial Weapons
4 week performance of MSCI Pacific ex Japan ex Controversial Weapons ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI Pacific ex Japan ex Controversial Weapons ETFs -6.45% -94.99% - - - 1 ETF
Equity Volatility
S&P 500 VIX Futures Enhanced Roll
4 week performance of S&P 500 VIX Futures Enhanced Roll ETFs 52 week low/high of S&P 500 VIX Futures Enhanced Roll ETFs 24.15% -63.75% -34.43% -12.39% -24.06% 1 ETF
Equity Pakistan
MSCI Pakistan Investable Market (IMI)
4 week performance of MSCI Pakistan Investable Market (IMI) ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI Pakistan Investable Market (IMI) ETFs -25.83% -33.48% 37.58% -1.20% 34.68% 1 ETF
Equity World Energy
Solactive Global Oil Equities
4 week performance of Solactive Global Oil Equities ETFs 52 week low/high of Solactive Global Oil Equities ETFs -17.41% -21.33% 54.98% -29.66% -25.30% 1 ETF
Equity United States Energy
Morningstar MLP Composite
4 week performance of Morningstar MLP Composite ETFs 52 week low/high of Morningstar MLP Composite ETFs -3.24% -19.89% 32.14% -29.81% 15.24% 2 ETFs
Equity United States Infrastructure
Solactive US Energy Infrastructure MLP
4 week performance of Solactive US Energy Infrastructure MLP ETFs 52 week low/high of Solactive US Energy Infrastructure MLP ETFs -4.86% -19.49% 25.88% -25.02% - 1 ETF
Equity World Energy
S&P Commodity Producers Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
4 week performance of S&P Commodity Producers Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETFs 52 week low/high of S&P Commodity Producers Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETFs -9.63% -16.01% 40.02% -27.31% -10.86% 1 ETF
Equity United States Energy
S&P 500 Energy Sector
4 week performance of S&P 500 Energy Sector ETFs 52 week low/high of S&P 500 Energy Sector ETFs -7.74% -13.57% 30.90% - - 1 ETF
Equity United States Energy
S&P Energy Select Sector
4 week performance of S&P Energy Select Sector ETFs 52 week low/high of S&P Energy Select Sector ETFs -7.92% -13.42% 31.68% - - 1 ETF
Equity Russia
DAXglobal Russia Net
4 week performance of DAXglobal Russia Net ETFs 52 week low/high of DAXglobal Russia Net ETFs 11.04% -11.33% 56.86% 9.23% -36.83% 1 ETF
Equity Russia
MSCI Russia 25% Capped
4 week performance of MSCI Russia 25% Capped ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI Russia 25% Capped ETFs 10.00% -9.39% 57.74% 7.96% -35.99% 1 ETF
Equity Emerging Markets
MSCI GCC Countries ex Select Securites
4 week performance of MSCI GCC Countries ex Select Securites ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI GCC Countries ex Select Securites ETFs 21.20% -9.04% 11.52% - - 1 ETF
Equity World Energy
MSCI World Energy
4 week performance of MSCI World Energy ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI World Energy ETFs -6.85% -8.27% 29.89% -14.39% 0.15% 3 ETFs
Equity Russia
MSCI Russia Capped
4 week performance of MSCI Russia Capped ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI Russia Capped ETFs 9.21% -8.11% 60.19% 14.70% -39.31% 1 ETF
Equity World Basic Materials
NYSE Arca Gold BUGS Net
4 week performance of NYSE Arca Gold BUGS Net ETFs 52 week low/high of NYSE Arca Gold BUGS Net ETFs -14.06% -7.90% 67.79% -24.59% -5.25% 1 ETF
Equity World Basic Materials
NYSE Arca Gold BUGS
4 week performance of NYSE Arca Gold BUGS ETFs 52 week low/high of NYSE Arca Gold BUGS ETFs -14.11% -7.44% 70.42% -24.98% -5.88% 1 ETF
Equity World Basic Materials
MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners
4 week performance of MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners ETFs 52 week low/high of MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners ETFs -12.82% -7.32% 79.33% - - 1 ETF
Equity World Telecommunication
MSCI World Telecommunication Services
4 week performance of MSCI World Telecommunication Services ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI World Telecommunication Services ETFs -2.77% -7.12% 8.38% 13.71% 11.14% 2 ETFs
Equity Russia
Dow Jones Russia GDR
4 week performance of Dow Jones Russia GDR ETFs 52 week low/high of Dow Jones Russia GDR ETFs 11.37% -6.75% 56.68% 7.38% -36.97% 2 ETFs
Equity Russia
MSCI Russia
4 week performance of MSCI Russia ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI Russia ETFs 8.04% -5.53% 59.77% 7.03% -36.61% 1 ETF
Equity United States Small Cap
WisdomTree US SmallCap Dividend
4 week performance of WisdomTree US SmallCap Dividend ETFs 52 week low/high of WisdomTree US SmallCap Dividend ETFs -3.10% -5.19% 34.06% 4.40% - 1 ETF
Equity United States Small Cap
MSCI USA Small Cap Value Weighted
4 week performance of MSCI USA Small Cap Value Weighted ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI USA Small Cap Value Weighted ETFs -4.04% -3.85% 29.97% - - 1 ETF
Equity Europe Telecommunication
EURO STOXX® Telecommunications 30-15
4 week performance of EURO STOXX® Telecommunications 30-15 ETFs 52 week low/high of EURO STOXX® Telecommunications 30-15 ETFs -0.59% -3.66% -4.33% 13.88% 18.68% 1 ETF
Equity World Basic Materials
S&P Commodity Producers Gold
4 week performance of S&P Commodity Producers Gold ETFs 52 week low/high of S&P Commodity Producers Gold ETFs -6.13% -2.40% 58.75% -12.77% -1.15% 1 ETF
Equity United States Dividend
WisdomTree US Equity Income
4 week performance of WisdomTree US Equity Income ETFs 52 week low/high of WisdomTree US Equity Income ETFs 1.54% -2.34% 20.86% 10.04% - 2 ETFs
Equity Europe Consumer Discretionary
STOXX® Europe 600 Optimised Retail
4 week performance of STOXX® Europe 600 Optimised Retail ETFs 52 week low/high of STOXX® Europe 600 Optimised Retail ETFs -7.15% -2.29% -6.68% 10.68% -3.54% 1 ETF
Equity Europe Consumer Discretionary
STOXX® Europe 600 Optimised Media
4 week performance of STOXX® Europe 600 Optimised Media ETFs 52 week low/high of STOXX® Europe 600 Optimised Media ETFs -3.23% -2.26% -4.73% 14.45% 11.14% 1 ETF
Equity Europe Dividend
WisdomTree Europe Equity (USD Hedged)
4 week performance of WisdomTree Europe Equity (USD Hedged) ETFs 52 week low/high of WisdomTree Europe Equity (USD Hedged) ETFs -4.16% -2.21% 13.40% - - 1 ETF
Equity United States Utilities
S&P Utilities Select Sector
4 week performance of S&P Utilities Select Sector ETFs 52 week low/high of S&P Utilities Select Sector ETFs 14.02% -2.20% 19.23% - - 1 ETF
Equity United States Low Volatility/Risk Weighted
S&P 500 Low Volatility High Dividend
4 week performance of S&P 500 Low Volatility High Dividend ETFs 52 week low/high of S&P 500 Low Volatility High Dividend ETFs 2.40% -2.11% 25.43% - - 1 ETF
Equity World Basic Materials
NYSE Arca Gold Miners
4 week performance of NYSE Arca Gold Miners ETFs 52 week low/high of NYSE Arca Gold Miners ETFs -6.79% -1.88% 58.33% - - 1 ETF
Equity Europe Consumer Discretionary
STOXX® Europe 600 Retail
4 week performance of STOXX® Europe 600 Retail ETFs 52 week low/high of STOXX® Europe 600 Retail ETFs -4.82% -1.24% -5.57% 11.94% -2.43% 3 ETFs
Equity United States Consumer Staples
S&P Consumer Staples Select Sector
4 week performance of S&P Consumer Staples Select Sector ETFs 52 week low/high of S&P Consumer Staples Select Sector ETFs 1.97% -1.19% 8.05% - - 1 ETF
Equity United States Small Cap
S&P SmallCap 600
4 week performance of S&P SmallCap 600 ETFs 52 week low/high of S&P SmallCap 600 ETFs 3.31% -1.01% 30.05% 8.68% 19.44% 2 ETFs
Equity Israel
TA-25
4 week performance of TA-25 ETFs 52 week low/high of TA-25 ETFs 1.02% -0.61% - - - 1 ETF
Equity Europe Telecommunication
STOXX® Europe 600 Optimised Telecommunications
4 week performance of STOXX® Europe 600 Optimised Telecommunications ETFs 52 week low/high of STOXX® Europe 600 Optimised Telecommunications ETFs -7.05% -0.54% -13.20% 10.93% 12.96% 1 ETF
Equity World Basic Materials
DAXglobal® Gold Miners
4 week performance of DAXglobal® Gold Miners ETFs 52 week low/high of DAXglobal® Gold Miners ETFs -8.99% -0.51% 54.15% -7.20% 8.95% 1 ETF
Equity Mexico
MSCI Mexico
4 week performance of MSCI Mexico ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI Mexico ETFs -13.49% -0.51% -6.62% -4.94% 2.30% 1 ETF
Equity United States Low Volatility/Risk Weighted
Ossiam US Minimum Variance
4 week performance of Ossiam US Minimum Variance ETFs 52 week low/high of Ossiam US Minimum Variance ETFs 8.10% -0.36% 13.29% 7.88% 30.34% 2 ETFs
Equity Europe Consumer Discretionary
STOXX® Europe 600 Media
4 week performance of STOXX® Europe 600 Media ETFs 52 week low/high of STOXX® Europe 600 Media ETFs -3.08% -0.34% -5.38% 16.12% 10.47% 3 ETFs
Equity World Utilities
MSCI World Utilities
4 week performance of MSCI World Utilities ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI World Utilities ETFs 9.67% -0.22% 8.69% 3.56% 30.65% 2 ETFs
Equity United Kingdom Dividend
S&P UK High Yield Dividend Aristocrats
4 week performance of S&P UK High Yield Dividend Aristocrats ETFs 52 week low/high of S&P UK High Yield Dividend Aristocrats ETFs -16.37% -0.19% -7.22% 8.44% 4.82% 1 ETF
Equity Europe Telecommunication
STOXX® Europe 600 Telecommunications
4 week performance of STOXX® Europe 600 Telecommunications ETFs 52 week low/high of STOXX® Europe 600 Telecommunications ETFs -7.75% -0.05% -12.10% 12.84% 11.99% 4 ETFs
Equity United States Islamic Investments
MSCI USA Islamic
4 week performance of MSCI USA Islamic ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI USA Islamic ETFs 5.34% 0.05% 12.29% 6.75% 25.32% 1 ETF
Equity United States Dividend
Dow Jones US Select Dividend
4 week performance of Dow Jones US Select Dividend ETFs 52 week low/high of Dow Jones US Select Dividend ETFs 4.16% 0.07% 23.34% 7.65% 30.94% 1 ETF
Equity United States Small Cap
Russell 2000®
4 week performance of Russell 2000® ETFs 52 week low/high of Russell 2000® ETFs -1.16% 0.17% 24.95% 7.29% - 5 ETFs
Equity World Infrastructure
Morningstar Global Multi-Asset Infrastructure
4 week performance of Morningstar Global Multi-Asset Infrastructure ETFs 52 week low/high of Morningstar Global Multi-Asset Infrastructure ETFs 1.29% 0.51% 11.21% - - 1 ETF
Equity World Basic Materials
Solactive Global Pure Gold Miners
4 week performance of Solactive Global Pure Gold Miners ETFs 52 week low/high of Solactive Global Pure Gold Miners ETFs -11.09% 0.57% 65.62% -12.55% 7.41% 1 ETF
Equity United States Low Volatility/Risk Weighted
BNP Paribas Equity Low Vol US
4 week performance of BNP Paribas Equity Low Vol US ETFs 52 week low/high of BNP Paribas Equity Low Vol US ETFs 7.49% 0.79% - - - 3 ETFs
Equity United States Value
MSCI USA Value
4 week performance of MSCI USA Value ETFs 52 week low/high of MSCI USA Value ETFs 0.75% 0.79% 19.92% 8.68% 28.08% 1 ETF

Source: justETF.com; As of 12/12/18; Calculations in EUR based on the worst ETF of the respective index in 2017.