S&P 500 Dividend Yield Chart
Current Yield: 1.95% +0.16 bps
4:13 pm EDT, Fri Mar 24
Mean: 4.38%
Median: 4.32%
Min: 1.11% (Aug 2000)
Max: 13.84% (Jun 1932)

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

Yields following December 2016 (including the current yield) are estimated based on 12 month dividends through December 2016, as reported by S&P.