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Per Factset consensus estimates, the S&P 500 next twelve month EPS is $122.61 down from $122.73 on 3/27/15 and down from $127.67 on 1/5/15.
Based on the latest NTM EPS and the S&P 500 price of 2080, the index is currently trading at 17.0x. The chart below shows the gradual increase in the S&P 500 valuation multiple from 15.5x in the middle of 2014.