S&P 500 Earnings Yield Chart
Current S&P 500 Earnings Yield: 4.25% +15.28 bps
4:09 pm EDT, Fri Jun 24
Mean: 7.42%
Median: 6.84%
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 2015 (including current yield) are estimated based on 12 month earnings through December 2015 — the latest reported by S&P.

Source: Standard & Poor’s