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
SOGUThe Short De-SPAC -1x ETF-1x66.40194.5%
UNLUnited States 12 Month Natural Gas ETF1x20.39103.3%
JJEiPath Energy ETN1x66.8699.4%
UGAUnited States Gasoline ETF1x70.2294.9%
RJNElements Rogers Int Commodity Energy ETN1x4.4884.4%
BNOUnited States Brent Oil ETF1x33.4874.0%
DBEInvesco DB Energy ETF1x27.0572.9%
UNGUnited States Natural Gas ETF1x21.8770.9%
GAZiPath Natural Gas ETN1x33.0067.2%
USOUnited States Oil ETF1x82.9566.3%
GSPiPath S&P GSCI ETN1x25.2965.8%
OILiPath Beta Crude Oil ETN1x35.4764.4%
OILKProShares K-1 Free Crude Oil ETF1x55.9162.7%
MLPOCS S&P MLP ETN1x11.0862.4%
GRNiPath Carbon ETN1x34.8559.6%
USLUnited States 12 Month Oil ETF1x40.8659.4%
PXEInvesco Energy Exploration & Production ETF1x26.6450.8%
GSGiShares S&P GSCI Commodity-ed ETF1x23.7949.3%
CHIEGlobal X MSCI China Energy ETF1x14.7648.1%
IEOiShares US Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF1x80.1047.3%
SPYBENCHMARK: SPDR S&P 500 ETF1x380.34-9.8%

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
WEBSDirexion DJ Internet -3x ETF-3x47.87221.3%
UCOProShares Crude Oil 2x ETF2x44.61127.6%
NRGUREX US Big Oil 3x ETN3x347.16106.6%
LABDDirexion S&P Biotech -3x ETF-3x38.0998.7%
EDZDirexion MSCI Emerg Mkt -3x ETF-3x13.5482.7%
ERXDirexion Energy 2x ETF2x48.8982.5%
DIGProShares Oil & Gas 2x ETF2x30.9879.6%
CLDSDirexion Cloud Computing -2x ETF-2x35.2471.8%
BOILProShares Natural Gas 2x ETF2x58.6664.5%
SCCProShares Consumer Services -2x ETF-2x31.2562.2%
TTTProShares 20+ Yr Treasury -3x ETF-3x59.2859.4%
TZADirexion Sm-Cap -3x ETF-3x45.6859.1%
TMVDirexion 20+ Yr Treasury -3x ETF-3x104.3958.1%
SRTYProShares Russell 2000 -3x ETF-3x70.7957.3%
EEVProShares MSCI Emerg Mkt -2x ETF-2x22.4455.1%
YCSProShares Yen -2x ETF-2x57.9050.0%
GUSHDirexion S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. 2x ETF2x133.5344.3%
TWMProShares Russell 2000 -2x ETF-2x19.1043.9%
EWVProShares MSCI Japan -2x ETF-2x19.5243.5%
BISProShares Nasdaq Biotechnology -2x ETF-2x26.5743.5%
SPYBENCHMARK: SPDR S&P 500 ETF1x380.34-9.8%