† Estimate

Date Value
Apr 19, 2024 3.71%
Jan 1, 2024 3.83%
Jan 1, 2023   4.38%
Jan 1, 2022   4.33%
Jan 1, 2021   2.78%
Jan 1, 2020   4.02%
Jan 1, 2019   5.10%
Jan 1, 2018   4.01%
Jan 1, 2017   4.24%
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   9.60%
Jan 1, 1976   8.46%
Jan 1, 1975   12.05%
Jan 1, 1974   8.56%
Jan 1, 1973   5.53%
Jan 1, 1972   5.55%
Jan 1, 1971   5.52%
Jan 1, 1970   6.34%
Jan 1, 1969   5.67%
Jan 1, 1968   5.65%
Jan 1, 1967   6.53%
Jan 1, 1966   5.62%
Jan 1, 1965   5.33%
Jan 1, 1964   5.33%
Jan 1, 1963   5.66%
Jan 1, 1962   4.71%
Jan 1, 1961   5.38%
Jan 1, 1960   5.84%
Jan 1, 1959   5.33%
Jan 1, 1958   8.01%
Jan 1, 1957   7.50%
Jan 1, 1956   8.25%
Jan 1, 1955   7.96%
Jan 1, 1954   9.91%
Jan 1, 1953   9.21%
Jan 1, 1952   10.03%
Jan 1, 1951   13.37%
Jan 1, 1950   13.84%
Jan 1, 1949   15.10%
Jan 1, 1948   11.08%
Jan 1, 1947   7.43%
Jan 1, 1946   5.22%
Jan 1, 1945   6.97%
Jan 1, 1944   7.90%
Jan 1, 1943   10.34%
Jan 1, 1942   12.54%
Jan 1, 1941   9.98%
Jan 1, 1940   7.56%
Jan 1, 1939   5.31%
Jan 1, 1938   9.52%
Jan 1, 1937   5.97%
Jan 1, 1936   5.60%
Jan 1, 1935   6.16%
Jan 1, 1934   4.21%
Jan 1, 1933   5.82%
Jan 1, 1932   7.15%
Jan 1, 1931   5.88%
Jan 1, 1930   7.17%
Jan 1, 1929   5.63%
Jan 1, 1928   6.46%
Jan 1, 1927   9.17%
Jan 1, 1926   9.87%
Jan 1, 1925   9.04%
Jan 1, 1924   11.05%
Jan 1, 1923   8.02%
Jan 1, 1922   4.43%
Jan 1, 1921   10.65%
Jan 1, 1920   10.41%
Jan 1, 1919   12.55%
Jan 1, 1918   17.42%
Jan 1, 1917   15.77%
Jan 1, 1916   10.01%
Jan 1, 1915   7.35%
Jan 1, 1914   7.42%
Jan 1, 1913   7.46%
Jan 1, 1912   6.57%
Jan 1, 1911   7.75%
Jan 1, 1910   7.51%
Jan 1, 1909   6.57%
Jan 1, 1908   9.54%
Jan 1, 1907   7.86%
Jan 1, 1906   6.86%
Jan 1, 1905   5.99%
Jan 1, 1904   7.88%
Jan 1, 1903   7.35%
Jan 1, 1902   6.29%
Jan 1, 1901   6.81%
Jan 1, 1900   7.87%
Jan 1, 1899   5.93%
Jan 1, 1898   6.42%
Jan 1, 1897   5.17%
Jan 1, 1896   5.78%
Jan 1, 1895   3.94%
Jan 1, 1894   5.83%
Jan 1, 1893   6.43%
Jan 1, 1892   6.22%
Jan 1, 1891   6.08%
Jan 1, 1890   5.56%
Jan 1, 1889   5.02%
Jan 1, 1888   6.62%
Jan 1, 1887   5.96%
Jan 1, 1886   5.29%
Jan 1, 1885   7.23%
Jan 1, 1884   7.58%
Jan 1, 1883   7.36%
Jan 1, 1882   7.42%
Jan 1, 1881   7.85%
Jan 1, 1880   7.62%
Jan 1, 1879   8.82%
Jan 1, 1878   9.26%
Jan 1, 1877   7.94%
Jan 1, 1876   7.92%
Jan 1, 1875   9.95%
Jan 1, 1874   9.87%
Jan 1, 1873   8.46%
Jan 1, 1872   8.28%
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 September, 2023 (including current yield) are estimated based on 12 month earnings through September, 2023 — the latest reported by S&P.

Source: Standard & Poor’s