S&P 500 Earnings Yield Chart
Current S&P 500 Earnings Yield: 3.97% -0.16 bps
4:09 pm EST, Fri Dec 2
Mean: 7.41%
Median: 6.83%
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 June 2016 (including current yield) are estimated based on 12 month earnings through June 2016 — the latest reported by S&P.

Source: Standard & Poor’s