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Basic Info

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 1.69%, compared to 1.37% last month and 1.35% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 1.85%.

Stats

Last Value 1.69%
Latest Period Jun 2022
Last Updated Sep 5 2022, 11:05 EDT
Long Term Average 1.85%
Average Growth Rate 10.21%
Value from Last Month 1.37%
Change from Last Month 23.63%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.35%
Change from 1 Year Ago 25.60%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment N/A
Formula S&P 500 Dividends Per Share TTM * 100.00 / S&P 500

Historical Data

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Date Value
June 30, 2022 1.69%
March 31, 2022 1.37%
December 31, 2021 1.27%
September 30, 2021 1.38%
June 30, 2021 1.35%
March 31, 2021 1.45%
December 31, 2020 1.55%
September 30, 2020 1.75%
June 30, 2020 1.93%
March 31, 2020 2.31%
December 31, 2019 1.80%
September 30, 2019 1.92%
June 30, 2019 1.91%
March 31, 2019 1.94%
December 31, 2018 2.14%
September 30, 2018 1.80%
June 30, 2018 1.88%
March 31, 2018 1.89%
December 31, 2017 1.83%
September 30, 2017 1.91%
June 30, 2017 1.95%
March 31, 2017 1.96%
December 31, 2016 2.04%
September 30, 2016 2.08%
June 30, 2016 2.12%
Date Value
March 31, 2016 2.13%
December 31, 2015 2.12%
September 30, 2015 2.21%
June 30, 2015 2.02%
March 31, 2015 1.97%
December 31, 2014 1.92%
September 30, 2014 1.95%
June 30, 2014 1.91%
March 31, 2014 1.93%
December 31, 2013 1.89%
September 30, 2013 2.05%
June 30, 2013 2.07%
March 31, 2013 2.05%
December 31, 2012 2.19%
September 30, 2012 2.05%
June 30, 2012 2.08%
March 31, 2012 1.94%
December 31, 2011 2.10%
September 30, 2011 2.23%
June 30, 2011 1.84%
March 31, 2011 1.77%
December 31, 2010 1.81%
September 30, 2010 1.96%
June 30, 2010 2.14%
March 31, 2010 1.87%

Basic Info

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 1.69%, compared to 1.37% last month and 1.35% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 1.85%.

Stats

Last Value 1.69%
Latest Period Jun 2022
Last Updated Sep 5 2022, 11:05 EDT
Long Term Average 1.85%
Average Growth Rate 10.21%
Value from Last Month 1.37%
Change from Last Month 23.63%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.35%
Change from 1 Year Ago 25.60%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment N/A
Formula S&P 500 Dividends Per Share TTM * 100.00 / S&P 500