Q1 DPS Growth Slows To 7.5%; S&P 500 Dividend Yield Crosses Above US 10-Year Yield

Marking the largest aggregate of dividends per share in at least a decade, DPS for the S&P 500 amounted to $43.90 for the trailing 12 months (TTM) ending in Q1. This represented a 7.5% year-over-year growth rate and a slight uptick from the dividend amount in Q4.