S&P 500 Dividend Yield Chart
Current Yield: 1.98% -3.88 bps
4:34 pm EDT, Tue Oct 21
Mean: 4.42%
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 September 2014 (including the current yield) are estimated based on 12 month dividends through September 2014, as reported by S&P.