S&P 500 Dividend Yield Chart
Current Yield: 2.31% +4.27 bps
4:04 pm EST, Fri Feb 5
Mean: 4.40%
Median: 4.34%
Min: 1.11% (Aug 2000)
Max: 13.84% (Jun 1932)

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

Yields following December 2015 (including the current yield) are estimated based on 12 month dividends through December 2015, as reported by S&P.