S&P 500 Dividend Yield Chart
Current Yield: 1.98% +0.58 bps
11:15 am EST, Thu Jan 29
Mean: 4.41%
Median: 4.35%
Min: 1.11% (Aug 2000)
Max: 13.84% (Jun 1932)

S&P 500 dividend yield — (12 month dividend per share)/price.

Yields following December 2014 (including the current yield) are estimated based on 12 month dividends through December 2014, as reported by S&P.