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
METARoundhill Ball Metaverse ETF1x324.82175.0%
AAAAAF CLO Bond ETF1x40.1475.7%
FNGSREX FANG+ ETN1x35.5567.4%
ITBiShares US Home Construction ETF1x89.5348.1%
WCBRWT Cybersecurity ETF1x23.6347.8%
IGViShares Expanded Tech-Software Sector ETF1x397.4246.2%
GREKGlobal X MSCI Greece ETF1x37.4645.9%
XNTKSPDR NYSE Technology ETF1x155.1645.8%
IYWiShares US Technology ETF1x117.6745.2%
URNMNorth Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF1x49.2044.5%
LRNZTS Technology, AI & Deep Learning ETN1x34.8244.4%
SMHVanEck Semiconductor ETF1x161.1343.1%
PNQIInvesco Nasdaq Internet ETF1x34.6042.6%
QTECFT Nasdaq 100-Technology Sector ETF1x162.6242.5%
THNQROBO Global AI ETF1x39.0540.0%
IGMiShares Expanded Tech Sector ETF1x424.7239.8%
IETCUS Technology ETF1x59.7538.9%
TECBiShares US Tech Breakthrough Multisector ETF1x40.7738.9%
XHBSPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF1x85.4638.7%
OGIGO’Shares Global Internet Giants ETF1x34.8438.7%
SPYBENCHMARK: SPDR S&P 500 ETF1x459.1014.4%

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
KOLDProShares Natural Gas -2x ETF-2x83.04493.1%
FNGURex MicroSectors FANG+ 3x ETF3x197.60231.0%
NAILDirexion Homebuilders & Supplies 3x ETF3x76.69144.6%
USDProShares Semiconductors 2x ETF2x44.68114.0%
TECLDirexion Technology 3x ETF3x60.25105.8%
TQQQProShares QQQ 3x ETF3x44.2491.1%
ROMProShares Technology 2x ETF2x49.4176.3%
WEBLDirexion DJ Internet 3x ETF3x12.5972.5%
SVXYProShares Short VIX ST Futures -0.5x ETF-0.5x98.2371.3%
SOXLDirexion Semiconductor 3x ETF3x23.0768.3%
QLDProShares QQQ 2x ETF2x69.1161.6%
SKYUProShares Nasdaq Cloud Computing 2x ETF2x19.9255.3%
IWFLETRACS US Growth Factor 2x ETN2x27.8847.9%
UBOTDirexion Robotics, AI & Automation 2x ETF2x18.7742.8%
MEXXDirexion MSCI Mexico 3x ETF3x28.5639.5%
LTLProShares Telecom 2x ETF2x47.1438.5%
QULLETRACS MSCI US Factor 2x ETN2x32.4931.6%
MLPRETRACS Qtr Alerian MLP 1.5x ETN1.5x51.8930.7%
WANTDirexion Consumer Discretionary 3x ETF3x30.2328.9%
QTAPInnovator Growth Plus Apr 3x ETF3x31.5628.0%
SPYBENCHMARK: SPDR S&P 500 ETF1x459.1014.4%