S&P 500 Earnings Yield Chart
Current S&P 500 Earnings Yield: 4.11% -0.03 bps
10:30 am EDT, Tue Apr 24
Mean: 7.38%
Median: 6.81%
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 December 2017 (including current yield) are estimated based on 12 month earnings through December 2017 — the latest reported by S&P.

Source: Standard & Poor’s