S&P 500 Earnings and Dividend Growth (S&P 500 EPS and DPS)

S&P 500 Earnings and Dividend Growth (S&P 500 EPS and DPS) This chart suggests estimates for earnings and dividend growth this year, highlighting the financial crisis and the Great Depression. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Earnings, Dividends and Valuation

Earnings, Dividends and Valuation Chart showing the deviation of the S&P 500 Index against its trend line. The U.S. stock market needs earnings growth to rise this year. Image: Fidelity Investments

S&P 500 Annual Return: Dividends, Earnings Growth and Multiple Expansion

S&P 500 Annual Return: Dividends, Earnings Growth and Multiple Expansion In 2019, the S&P 500 rose 31.5%. 26.9% came from multiple expansion, 2.6% from dividends, and 2.0% from earnings growth. Historically, S&P multiples contract or remain flat following years of big multiple expansion. Image: Richardson GMP

2020E Dividend Yield

2020E Dividend Yield This chart puts 2020E dividend yields into perspective. Image: J.P. Morgan