20 Best ETFs 1 Year

Which ETFs outperformed over the past year (252 trading days)?

The following list answers that question.

A quick review of which type of funds are included the following list can help explain which ETFs have long-term momentum.

The following list is limited to non-leveraged ETFs.

For a list of leveraged ETFs, simply scroll down to the second top 20 list on this page.

All tables are updated every trading day after the close. 

Best ETFs: Timeframes

Best ETFs 1 Year

SymbolETF NameOrientation
1y Chg
TURiShares MSCI Turkey ETF1x33.7373.8%
SOGUThe Short De-SPAC -1x ETF-1x32.9344.9%
PFIXSimplify Interest Rate Hedge ETF1x64.3536.3%
REKProShares Short Real Est -1x ETF-1x21.1923.2%
MLPOCS S&P MLP ETN1x11.8222.0%
TBFProShares Short 20+ Yr Treasury -1x ETF-1x21.5121.4%
SGGiPath Sugar ETN1x71.7321.0%
GREKGlobal X MSCI Greece ETF1x29.7919.2%
SEFProShares Short Financials -1x ETF-1x13.6416.8%
BTALAGFiQ US Market Neutral Anti-Beta ETF1x20.6614.7%
EUMProShares Short MSCI Emerg Mkt -1x ETF-1x15.1113.7%
DXJSWT Japan Hedged Sm-Cap Equity ETF1x47.2313.6%
KBAKS Bosera MSCI China A ETF1x25.6513.2%
RWMProShares Short Russell 2000 -1x ETF-1x24.6212.6%
DWSHAS DW Short ETF-1x9.5112.5%
CANETeucrium Sugar ETF1x10.7712.2%
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF1x30.6612.1%
PTEUPacer European ETF1x24.9712.1%
BBPVirtus LifeSci Biotech Products ETF1x48.6211.7%
CHIEGlobal X MSCI China Energy ETF1x14.9011.7%
SPYBENCHMARK: SPDR S&P 500 ETF1x396.49-10.5%

Best ETFs 1 Year (Leveraged)

For comparison, the following tables lists the best performing leveraged ETFs over the past year (252 trading days).

The following list includes all factors of leverage (e.g. 1.5x, 2x, 3x) as well as leveraged inverse ETFs (e.g. -2x and -3x).

SymbolETF NameOrientation
1y Chg
TTTProShares 20+ Yr Treasury -3x ETF-3x64.3852.9%
TMVDirexion 20+ Yr Treasury -3x ETF-3x113.2052.6%
BNKDREX US Big Banks -3x ETN-3x14.2050.0%
DRVDirexion MSCI Real Est -3x ETF-3x57.2546.5%
TBTProshares 20+ Yr Treasury -2x ETF-2x28.9639.4%
SRSProShares Real Est -2x ETF-2x19.5138.8%
FAZDirexion Financial -3x ETF-3x23.5134.2%
EDZDirexion MSCI Emerg Mkt -3x ETF-3x13.3928.3%
SKFProShares Financials -2x ETF-2x21.2426.8%
SCCProShares Consumer Services -2x ETF-2x25.2426.0%
EEVProShares MSCI Emerg Mkt -2x ETF-2x22.6721.5%
TYODirexion 7-10 Yr Treasury -3x ETF-3x12.1920.9%
SZKProShares Consumer Goods -2x ETF-2x14.8017.2%
YCSProShares Yen -2x ETF-2x54.9617.2%
PSTProShares 7-10 Yr Treasury -2x ETF-2x21.0615.8%
MLPRETRACS Qtr Alerian MLP 1.5x ETN1.5x40.4115.1%
TWMProShares Russell 2000 -2x ETF-2x16.3515.1%
SVXYProShares Short VIX ST Futures -0.5x ETF-0.5x61.7114.3%
SDSProShares S&P 500 -2x ETF-2x42.5513.9%
BZQProShares MSCI Brazil Capped -2x ETF-2x22.1713.6%
SPYBENCHMARK: SPDR S&P 500 ETF1x396.49-10.5%