Date Value Value
Dec 8, 2016 3.87% estimate
Jan 1, 2016 4.51%
Jan 1, 2015 4.99%
Jan 1, 2014 5.51%
Jan 1, 2013 5.87%
Jan 1, 2012 6.73%
Jan 1, 2011 6.13%
Jan 1, 2010 4.83%
Jan 1, 2009 1.41%
Jan 1, 2008 4.66%
Jan 1, 2007 5.76%
Jan 1, 2006 5.53%
Jan 1, 2005 5.00%
Jan 1, 2004 4.40%
Jan 1, 2003 3.18%
Jan 1, 2002 2.17%
Jan 1, 2001 3.63%
Jan 1, 2000 3.44%
Jan 1, 1999 3.04%
Jan 1, 1998 4.12%
Jan 1, 1997 5.12%
Jan 1, 1996 5.53%
Jan 1, 1995 6.72%
Jan 1, 1994 4.69%
Jan 1, 1993 4.44%
Jan 1, 1992 3.86%
Jan 1, 1991 6.52%
Jan 1, 1990 6.61%
Jan 1, 1989 8.46%
Jan 1, 1988 7.13%
Jan 1, 1987 5.55%
Jan 1, 1986 7.00%
Jan 1, 1985 9.65%
Jan 1, 1984 8.68%
Jan 1, 1983 8.71%
Jan 1, 1982 12.94%
Jan 1, 1981 11.08%
Jan 1, 1980 13.53%
Jan 1, 1979 12.69%
Jan 1, 1978 12.08%
Jan 1, 1977 9.61%
Jan 1, 1976 8.46%
Jan 1, 1975 12.05%
Jan 1, 1974 8.56%
Jan 1, 1973 5.53%
Jan 1, 1972 5.56%
Jan 1, 1971 5.52%
Jan 1, 1970 6.34%
Jan 1, 1969 5.67%
Jan 1, 1968 5.65%
Jan 1, 1967 6.54%
Jan 1, 1966 5.62%
Jan 1, 1965 5.33%
Jan 1, 1964 5.32%
Jan 1, 1963 5.66%
Jan 1, 1962 4.71%
Jan 1, 1961 5.38%
Jan 1, 1960 5.84%
Jan 1, 1959 5.32%
Jan 1, 1958 8.00%
Jan 1, 1957 7.51%
Jan 1, 1956 8.24%
Jan 1, 1955 7.95%
Jan 1, 1954 9.90%
Jan 1, 1953 9.21%
Jan 1, 1952 10.05%
Jan 1, 1951 13.39%
Jan 1, 1950 13.86%
Jan 1, 1949 15.10%
Jan 1, 1948 11.06%
Jan 1, 1947 7.43%
Jan 1, 1946 5.22%
Jan 1, 1945 6.97%
Jan 1, 1944 7.93%
Jan 1, 1943 10.31%
Jan 1, 1942 12.54%
Jan 1, 1941 9.95%
Jan 1, 1940 7.56%
Jan 1, 1939 5.28%
Jan 1, 1938 9.55%
Jan 1, 1937 5.97%
Jan 1, 1936 5.60%
Jan 1, 1935 6.16%
Jan 1, 1934 4.17%
Jan 1, 1933 5.78%
Jan 1, 1932 7.11%
Jan 1, 1931 5.88%
Jan 1, 1930 7.19%
Jan 1, 1929 5.63%
Jan 1, 1928 6.45%
Jan 1, 1927 9.18%
Jan 1, 1926 9.88%
Jan 1, 1925 9.07%
Jan 1, 1924 11.10%
Jan 1, 1923 7.98%
Jan 1, 1922 4.38%
Jan 1, 1921 10.69%
Jan 1, 1920 10.42%
Jan 1, 1919 12.61%
Jan 1, 1918 17.48%
Jan 1, 1917 15.78%
Jan 1, 1916 9.97%
Jan 1, 1915 7.35%
Jan 1, 1914 7.41%
Jan 1, 1913 7.42%
Jan 1, 1912 6.58%
Jan 1, 1911 7.77%
Jan 1, 1910 7.54%
Jan 1, 1909 6.62%
Jan 1, 1908 9.49%
Jan 1, 1907 7.85%
Jan 1, 1906 6.89%
Jan 1, 1905 6.05%
Jan 1, 1904 7.93%
Jan 1, 1903 7.33%
Jan 1, 1902 6.28%
Jan 1, 1901 6.79%
Jan 1, 1900 7.87%
Jan 1, 1899 5.92%
Jan 1, 1898 6.35%
Jan 1, 1897 5.21%
Jan 1, 1896 5.85%
Jan 1, 1895 4.00%
Jan 1, 1894 5.79%
Jan 1, 1893 6.42%
Jan 1, 1892 6.17%
Jan 1, 1891 5.99%
Jan 1, 1890 5.58%
Jan 1, 1889 4.96%
Jan 1, 1888 6.59%
Jan 1, 1887 5.91%
Jan 1, 1886 5.38%
Jan 1, 1885 7.31%
Jan 1, 1884 7.53%
Jan 1, 1883 7.40%
Jan 1, 1882 7.43%
Jan 1, 1881 7.92%
Jan 1, 1880 7.63%
Jan 1, 1879 8.94%
Jan 1, 1878 9.23%
Jan 1, 1877 7.89%
Jan 1, 1876 7.85%
Jan 1, 1875 9.91%
Jan 1, 1874 9.87%
Jan 1, 1873 8.41%
Jan 1, 1872 8.23%
Jan 1, 1871 9.01%

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