S&P 500 Dividend Yield Chart
Current Yield: 2.13% +1.36 bps
10:00 am EDT, Fri Apr 29
Mean: 4.39%
Median: 4.33%
Min: 1.11% (Aug 2000)
Max: 13.84% (Jun 1932)

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

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