S&P 500 Earnings Yield Chart
Current S&P 500 Earnings Yield: 5.12% -0.03 bps
4:32 pm EDT, Wed Jul 30
Mean: 7.46%
Median: 6.87%
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 2014 (including current yield) are estimated based on 12 month earnings through March 2014 — the latest reported by S&P.

Source: Standard & Poor’s