S&P 500 Earnings Yield Chart
Current S&P 500 Earnings Yield: 3.92% -0.26 bps
4:07 pm EDT, Tue Oct 17
Mean: 7.39%
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 March 2017 (including current yield) are estimated based on 12 month earnings through March 2017 — the latest reported by S&P.

Source: Standard & Poor’s