S&P 500 Dividend Yield:

1.80% for Dec 2019
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The S&P 500 Dividend Yield, as calculated by the S&P 500 Dividends Per share TTM divided by the S&P 500 close price for the month, reflects the dividend-only return on the S&P 500 index. The S&P 500 index is a basket of 500 large US stocks, weighted by market cap, and is the most widely followed index representing the US stock market. After the financial crisis of 2008 the yield value decreased from a peak of 3.86% in 2008, to hovering around 2%, on average, for the next 10 years.

S&P 500 Dividend Yield is at 1.80%, compared to 1.82% last month and 2.14% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 1.87%.

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Dec. 31, 2019 1.80%
Nov. 30, 2019 1.82%
Oct. 31, 2019 1.88%
Sept. 30, 2019 1.92%
Aug. 31, 2019 1.92%
July 31, 2019 1.88%
June 30, 2019 1.91%
May 31, 2019 2.00%
April 30, 2019 1.86%
March 31, 2019 1.94%
Feb. 28, 2019 1.93%
Jan. 31, 2019 1.99%
Dec. 31, 2018 2.14%
Nov. 30, 2018 1.90%
Oct. 31, 2018 1.93%
Sept. 30, 2018 1.80%
Aug. 31, 2018 1.76%
July 31, 2018 1.81%
June 30, 2018 1.88%
May 31, 2018 1.85%
April 30, 2018 1.89%
March 31, 2018 1.89%
Feb. 28, 2018 1.80%
Jan. 31, 2018 1.73%
Dec. 31, 2017 1.83%
   
Nov. 30, 2017 1.82%
Oct. 31, 2017 1.87%
Sept. 30, 2017 1.91%
Aug. 31, 2017 1.91%
July 31, 2017 1.91%
June 30, 2017 1.95%
May 31, 2017 1.92%
April 30, 2017 1.95%
March 31, 2017 1.96%
Feb. 28, 2017 1.93%
Jan. 31, 2017 2.01%
Dec. 31, 2016 2.04%
Nov. 30, 2016 2.05%
Oct. 31, 2016 2.12%
Sept. 30, 2016 2.08%
Aug. 31, 2016 2.05%
July 31, 2016 2.05%
June 30, 2016 2.12%
May 31, 2016 2.09%
April 30, 2016 2.12%
March 31, 2016 2.13%
Feb. 29, 2016 2.25%
Jan. 31, 2016 2.24%
Dec. 31, 2015 2.12%
Nov. 30, 2015 2.04%

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Stats

Last Value 1.80%
Latest Period Dec 2019
Last Updated Jan 8 2020, 13:20 EST
Long Term Average 1.87%
Value from 1 Year Ago 2.14%
Change from 1 Year Ago -15.92%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment N/A

Formula: S&P 500 Dividends Per Share TTM * 100.00 / S&P 500

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