Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series 13046 Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1871-1938 (2)--Original Data, 1926-1969. The Rates Represent Expected Annual Dividend Payments Divided By Total Stock Vallues For Each Month. The Stock Exchange Was Closed August-November Of 1914, Therefore Data Was Interpolated. Source: Alfred Cowles Iii And Associates, Commonstock Indexes, Second Edition, 1939.
This NBER data series m13046a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 13 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter13.html.
NBER Indicator: m13046a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Dividend Yield of Common Stocks on the New York Stock Exchange for United States [M1346AUSM156NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M1346AUSM156NNBR, July 23, 2016.