S&P 500 Dividend Yield and 30-Year Treasury Bond

S&P 500 Dividend Yield and 30-Year Treasury Bond Are U.S. equities a “buy”? The dividend yield of the S&P 500 Index is now higher than the yield from a 30-year Treasury bond. This is a rare phenomenon. But the equity risk does not disappear because a company pays a dividend. Image: Bloomberg

S&P 500 Dividend Payers / Non-Payers Around First Fed Rate Cut

S&P 500 Dividend Payers / Non-Payers Around First Fed Rate Cut The chart shows that S&P 500 dividend payers have outperformed non-payers around the first Fed rate cut and 12 months later, because they are more attractive than bonds. Image: Ned Davis Research

S&P 500 Dividend Yield vs. 10-Year Treasury Yield since 2009

S&P 500 Dividend Yield vs. 10-Year Treasury Yield since 2009 This chart shows the gap between S&P 500 dividend yield and the 10-year Treasury yield since 2009. Keep in mind that investing is not just a competition between stocks and bonds. But for the first time since 2017, the dividend yield on US stocks is equal…

S&P 500 Dividend Yield Since 1871

S&P 500 Dividend Yield Since 1871 Since 1871, the long-term average dividend yield for the US stock market is 4.34%. The current yield of the S&P500 is 1.87% Is there an anomaly in the past 20 years? Image: multpl.com

S&P 500 and Dividend Futures

S&P 500 and Dividend Futures This chart suggests that the S&P 500 does appear to be trading off dividend forecasts more than earnings. Image: Morgan Stanley Research