NASDAQ:LAMR - Lamar Advertising Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $80.28 -0.07 (-0.09 %) (As of 04/21/2019 02:12 AM ET)Previous Close$80.28Today's Range$79.92 - $80.9952-Week Range$61.84 - $81.90Volume226,012 shsAverage Volume376,639 shsMarket Capitalization$7.99 billionP/E Ratio14.60Dividend Yield4.78%Beta1 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising (Nasdaq: LAMR) is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America, with approximately 360,000 displays across the United States and Canada. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo, transit and airport advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day. In addition to its more traditional out-of-home inventory, Lamar is proud to offer its customers the largest network of digital billboards in the United States with over 3,100 displays. Receive LAMR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LAMR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustryAdvertising SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:LAMR Previous Symbol CUSIP51281510 CIK1090425 Webwww.lamar.com Phone225-926-1000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.37 Current Ratio0.80 Quick Ratio0.80Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.60 Forward P/E Ratio14.36 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.63 billion Price / Sales4.91 Cash Flow$5.3201 per share Price / Cash Flow15.09 Book Value$11.36 per share Price / Book7.07Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.50 Net Income$305.23 million Net Margins18.76% Return on Equity28.12% Return on Assets7.22%Miscellaneous Employees3,600 Outstanding Shares99,583,000Market Cap$7.99 billion Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ:LAMR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Lamar Advertising's stock symbol? Lamar Advertising trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LAMR." How often does Lamar Advertising pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lamar Advertising? Lamar Advertising declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.96 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $3.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. This is an increase from Lamar Advertising's previous quarterly dividend of $0.92. View Lamar Advertising's Dividend History. How were Lamar Advertising's earnings last quarter? Lamar Advertising Co (NASDAQ:LAMR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 20th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.34 by $0.38. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $427.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $426.29 million. Lamar Advertising had a net margin of 18.76% and a return on equity of 28.12%. The business's revenue was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.88 earnings per share. View Lamar Advertising's Earnings History. When is Lamar Advertising's next earnings date? Lamar Advertising is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lamar Advertising. How can I listen to Lamar Advertising's earnings call? Lamar Advertising will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 3343230520. What guidance has Lamar Advertising issued on next quarter's earnings? Lamar Advertising issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.69-3.86 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.60. Lamar Advertising also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.69-3.86 EPS. What price target have analysts set for LAMR? 6 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Lamar Advertising's shares. Their predictions range from $69.00 to $88.00. On average, they expect Lamar Advertising's share price to reach $78.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Lamar Advertising. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lamar Advertising? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lamar Advertising in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Lamar Advertising. Has Lamar Advertising been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about LAMR stock has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lamar Advertising earned a news sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Lamar Advertising's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Lamar Advertising include Welltower (WELL), Equity Residential (EQR), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), SBA Communications (SBAC), Ventas (VTR), Realty Income (O), Boston Properties (BXP), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Essex Property Trust (ESS), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), HCP (HCP), Host Hotels and Resorts (HST), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY) and WP Carey (WPC). What other stocks do shareholders of Lamar Advertising own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lamar Advertising investors own include Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Compass Minerals International (CMP), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), Chevron (CVX), AT&T (T), Amgen (AMGN), Walt Disney (DIS) and General Electric (GE). Who are Lamar Advertising's key executives? Lamar Advertising's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Kevin Patrick Reilly Jr., Chairman & Pres (Age 64)Mr. Sean E. Reilly, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 57)Mr. Keith A. Istre, Chief Financial & Accounting Officer and Treasurer (Age 66)Mr. Robert B. Switzer, VP of OperationsMr. Buster Kantrow, Director of Investor Relations Who are Lamar Advertising's major shareholders? Lamar Advertising's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.24%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.20%), BTIM Corp. (0.17%), Strs Ohio (0.12%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.12%) and Steinberg Global Asset Management (0.07%). Company insiders that own Lamar Advertising stock include Keith A Istre, Sean E Reilly and Stephen P Mumblow. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lamar Advertising. Which major investors are selling Lamar Advertising stock? LAMR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, First Manhattan Co., Beacon Financial Group, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Aurora Investment Counsel, Signature Wealth Management Group, 6 Meridian and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Lamar Advertising company stock in the last year include Keith A Istre and Sean E Reilly. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamar Advertising. Which major investors are buying Lamar Advertising stock? LAMR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., Virtu Financial LLC, BTIM Corp., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. and Retirement Systems of Alabama. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamar Advertising. How do I buy shares of Lamar Advertising? Shares of LAMR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Lamar Advertising's stock price today? One share of LAMR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.28. How big of a company is Lamar Advertising? Lamar Advertising has a market capitalization of $7.99 billion and generates $1.63 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $305.23 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.50 on an earnings per share basis. Lamar Advertising employs 3,600 workers across the globe. What is Lamar Advertising's official website? The official website for Lamar Advertising is http://www.lamar.com. How can I contact Lamar Advertising? Lamar Advertising's mailing address is 5321 CORPORATE BOULEVARD, BATON ROUGE LA, 70808. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 225-926-1000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ LAMR)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 299 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 379 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 678MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lamar Advertising and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LAMR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LAMR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What moving averages are used to define a golden cross?