Lamar Advertising Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:LAMR)

About Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)

Lamar Advertising Company logoLamar Advertising Company is an outdoor advertising company in the United States. The Company operates in the advertising segment. The Company sells advertising on billboards, buses, shelters, benches and logo plates. It operates three types of outdoor advertising displays: billboards, logo signs and transit advertising displays. As of December 31, 2012, the Company owned and operated over 144,000 billboard advertising displays in 44 states, Canada and Puerto Rico, over 115,000 logo advertising displays in 22 states and the province of Ontario, Canada, and operated over 34,000 transit advertising displays in 15 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. In August 2014, the Company acquired the assets of Marco Outdoor Advertising, Inc.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Advertising
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LAMR
  • CUSIP: 51281510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $5.71 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 83,614,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $66.40
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $69.55
  • 52 Week Range: $58.68 - $79.09
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.40
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.95
  • P/E Growth: 7.37
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.52 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.76
  • Book Value: $10.93 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.25
  • Annual Dividend: $3.32
  • Dividend Yield: 4.9%
  • EBITDA: $638.82 million
  • Net Margins: 19.75%
  • Return on Equity: 28.21%
  • Return on Assets: 7.65%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.22%
  • Current Ratio: 1.48%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.48%
  • Average Volume: 581,192 shs.
  • Beta: 1.09
  • Short Ratio: 12.1

Frequently Asked Questions for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)

What is Lamar Advertising Company's stock symbol?

Lamar Advertising Company trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LAMR."

How often does Lamar Advertising Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lamar Advertising Company?

Lamar Advertising Company announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.83 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $3.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. View Lamar Advertising Company's Dividend History.

How were Lamar Advertising Company's earnings last quarter?

Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.31 by $0.37. The company earned $397.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $399.09 million. Lamar Advertising Company had a return on equity of 28.21% and a net margin of 19.75%. Lamar Advertising Company's quarterly revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.84 earnings per share. View Lamar Advertising Company's Earnings History.

When will Lamar Advertising Company make its next earnings announcement?

Lamar Advertising Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Lamar Advertising Company.

What guidance has Lamar Advertising Company issued on next quarter's earnings?

Lamar Advertising Company issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.09-3.19 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.12.

Where is Lamar Advertising Company's stock going? Where will Lamar Advertising Company's stock price be in 2017?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Lamar Advertising Company's stock. Their forecasts range from $64.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect Lamar Advertising Company's stock price to reach $73.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Lamar Advertising Company.

Who are some of Lamar Advertising Company's key competitors?

Who owns Lamar Advertising Company stock?

Lamar Advertising Company's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.07%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.07%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.05%), Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.00%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.03%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Lamar Advertising Company stock include Anna Reilly, John Maxwell Hamilton, Keith A Istre and Stephen P Mumblow. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lamar Advertising Company.

Who sold Lamar Advertising Company stock? Who is selling Lamar Advertising Company stock?

Lamar Advertising Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Treasurer State of Michigan and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lamar Advertising Company stock in the last year include Anna Reilly, John Maxwell Hamilton, Keith A Istre and Stephen P Mumblow. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamar Advertising Company.

Who bought Lamar Advertising Company stock? Who is buying Lamar Advertising Company stock?

Lamar Advertising Company's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., Meeder Asset Management Inc., Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and Oakbrook Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamar Advertising Company.

How do I buy Lamar Advertising Company stock?

Shares of Lamar Advertising Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lamar Advertising Company's stock price today?

One share of Lamar Advertising Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.31.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ LAMR)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  167 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  458
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lamar Advertising Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $73.00 (6.87% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
Price Target History for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/18/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$75.00 -> $68.00LowView Rating Details
8/11/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$69.00 -> $66.00LowView Rating Details
8/9/2017MKM PartnersLower Price TargetNeutral$72.00 -> $64.00LowView Rating Details
7/26/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformLowView Rating Details
6/9/2017Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$87.00LowView Rating Details
1/17/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$80.00N/AView Rating Details
7/21/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> Hold$64.00N/AView Rating Details
2/24/2016WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral$67.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2016Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetBuy$63.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
1/12/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$65.00N/AView Rating Details
12/8/2015Topeka Capital MarketsUpgradeHold -> Buy$60.00 -> $73.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
Earnings by Quarter for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ LAMR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017$1.32N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017$1.31$0.94$399.09 million$397.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/20173/31/2017$0.91$0.42$347.06 million$346.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/22/2017Q416$0.83$0.81$388.44 million$386.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.85$0.87$386.68 million$387.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$0.83$0.84$384.09 million$387.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.47$0.53$333.25 million$338.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415$0.82$0.79$354.69 million$356.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$1.16$1.27$348.54 million$350.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.75$1.22$342.74 million$344.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.72$0.42$294.60 million$302.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.38$0.92$325.83 million$336.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.37$0.37$332.30 million$335.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.35$0.30$333.27 million$330.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2014Q114$0.06($0.05)$292.40 million$284.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.16$0.11$316.50 million$320.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.21$0.22$323.84 million$324.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013($0.03)($0.07)$283.80 million$283.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.11$0.08$304.39 million$305.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.14$0.12$305.32 million$306.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.15$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012($0.14)($0.25)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$0.01$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.07$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.08$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2011($0.21)($0.14)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011($0.07)($0.08)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.90$0.90$0.90
Q2 20171$1.28$1.28$1.28
Q3 20171$1.29$1.29$1.29
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
Most Recent Dividend:9/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.32
Dividend Yield:4.86%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:109.21% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
106.75% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
101.84% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ LAMR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 18.66%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.06%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/24/2017Stephen P MumblowDirectorSell20,000$70.61$1,412,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/29/2017Anna ReillyDirectorSell50,000$74.83$3,741,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2017Keith A IstreCFOSell25,000$77.47$1,936,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2017John Maxwell HamiltonDirectorSell4,000$76.20$304,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2017John Maxwell HamiltonDirectorSell2,000$76.00$152,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017John Maxwell HamiltonDirectorSell2,000$76.00$152,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Keith A IstreCFOSell25,000$61.04$1,526,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016Stephen P MumblowDirectorSell10,000$63.50$635,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Keith A IstreCFOSell8,918$63.47$566,025.46View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Stephen P. MumblowDirectorSell6,000$58.33$349,980.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Kevin P Reilly JrMajor ShareholderSell80,294$58.54$4,700,410.76View SEC Filing  
3/25/2015Kevin P Reilly JrMajor ShareholderSell101,928$59.11$6,024,964.08View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Sean E ReillyCEOSell116,444$58.90$6,858,551.60View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Anna ReillyDirectorSell81,526$57.32$4,673,070.32View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Keith A IstreCFOSell26,665$50.96$1,358,848.40View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Stephen MumblowDirectorSell10,000$52.72$527,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Anna ReillyDirectorSell150,000$44.03$6,604,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2013Advisory Corp SpoMajor ShareholderSell485,000$44.97$21,810,450.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Keith A IstreCFOSell20,000$32.90$658,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Advisory Corp SpoMajor ShareholderSell3,100,000$33.75$104,625,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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