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Current S&P 500 Earnings Yield: 4.56% -0.70 bps
4:00 PM EDT, Thu Apr 18
Mean: 7.36%
Median: 6.78%
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, 2018 (including current yield) are estimated based on 12 month earnings through December, 2018 — the latest reported by S&P.

Source: Standard & Poor’s