10-Year yield vs. stocks’ dividend yield

By Bespoke Investment Group

With the 10-Year US Treasury now yielding 1.74%, it is now paying a coupon that is less than the dividend yield of more than half of the stocks in the S&P 500.  As of Monday’s close, there are now 271 stocks in the S&P 500 that have a greater yield than the 10-Year US Treasury.  Of the remaining 229 stocks in the index, 126 have a dividend yield that is less than the 10-Year US Treasury, while 103 pay no dividend at all.

  Data: Bespoke