S&P 500 Earnings Yield Chart
Current S&P 500 Earnings Yield: 4.75% +3.03 bps
1:04 pm EDT, Mon Aug 3
Mean: 7.44%
Median: 6.85%
Min: 0.81% (May 2009)
Max: 18.82% (Dec 1917)

S&P 500 Earnings Yield. Earnings Yield = trailing 12 month earnings divided by index price (or inverse PE)

Yields following March 2015 (including current yield) are estimated based on 12 month earnings through March 2015 — the latest reported by S&P.

Source: Standard & Poor’s