S&P 500 Dividend Yield Chart
Current Yield: 1.83% +0.37 bps
4:00 pm EDT, Thu May 24
Mean: 4.36%
Median: 4.31%
Min: 1.11% (Aug 2000)
Max: 13.84% (Jun 1932)

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

Yields following March 2018 (including the current yield) are estimated based on 12 month dividends through March 2018, as reported by S&P.