Hamilton U.S. Bond
Yield Maximizer ETF

  • Ticker HBND
  • Yield % 0.131

Higher Income from Trusted U.S. Treasuries

Maximize Your Monthly Income with HBND


Last distribution of $0.131 per unit*Last distribution per unit. Distributions are subject to change. For a complete list of historical distributions, please see the Distributions tab below.; monthly distributions

Exposure to trusted U.S. treasuries

Unlike bonds, covered call premiums are generally taxed as capital gains

Active covered call strategy managed by an experienced options team led by Nick Piquard, with 25+ years of experience specializing in options

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Higher monthly income combined with the strength and security of U.S. government bonds

Tax efficient distributions

CAD-Hedged exposure to long-term U.S. treasuries

Reduced volatility from options strategy


The investment objective of HBND is to deliver attractive monthly income, while providing exposure primarily to U.S. treasuries through a portfolio of bond exchange traded funds. To supplement distribution income earned on the exchange traded fund holdings, mitigate risk and reduce volatility, HBND will employ a covered call option writing program.

HBND does not use leverage.

Latest Insights


  • NAV $15.58
  • 1 DAY CHANGE +$0.17
  • YIELD *

    Current annualized yield, as at January 31, 2024

  • ASSETS $94.8M

Attractive Monthly Income

What Makes HBND Different?

  • Overview
  • Distributions
  • Documents

Sector Allocation

As at January 31, 2024

  Long-Term 86.5%
  Medium-Term 9.8%
  Short-Term 4.2%


As at January 31, 2024

TLTiShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF 50.5%
VGLTVanguard Long-Term Treasury ETF29.7%
VGITVanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF9.8%
EDVVanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF6.2%
SCHOSchwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF4.2%

Fund Details


All Hamilton ETFs are available for purchase on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), and can be used in RRSP, RRIF, DPSP, RDSP, FHSA, RESP and TFSA portfolios. To set up a DRIP, please contact your individual brokerage.
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HBND distributions will be paid monthly in cash, or if the unitholder has enrolled in the dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP), reinvested in additional units of the ETF. To set up a DRIP, please contact your individual brokerage. The annual tax information is available here.
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You can view public filings for the Hamilton U.S. Bond Yield Maximizer ETF on SEDAR+.

Press Releases

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Fact Sheet

HBND Fact Sheet (2024-01-31) English Français

ETF Facts

HBND ETF Facts (2023-09-08) English Français


HBND Prospectus (2023-09-08) English Français

Latest Portfolio Summary

Q3 2023 Portfolio Summary (2023-09-30) Download

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