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: www.lamar.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $6.75 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 97,911,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $71.48
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $71.55
  • 52 Week Range: $58.68 - $79.09
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.27
  • P/E Growth: 7.55
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.51 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.47
  • Book Value: $10.76 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.40
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $3.04
  • Dividend Yield: 4.7%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $627.77 million
  • Net Margins: 20.06%
  • Return on Equity: 28.50%
  • Return on Assets: 7.81%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.23%
  • Current Ratio: 1.37%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.37%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 570,739 shs.
  • Beta: 1.49
  • Short Ratio: 9.9
 

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 Thursday, May 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.83 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $3.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.82%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th. 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 Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.91 by $0.49. The company earned $346.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $347.06 million. Lamar Advertising Company had a return on equity of 28.50% and a net margin of 20.06%. Lamar Advertising Company's quarterly revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.95 earnings per share. View Lamar Advertising Company's Earnings History.

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

5 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Lamar Advertising Company's stock. Their forecasts range from $64.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect Lamar Advertising Company's share price to reach $72.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Lamar Advertising Company.

Are investors shorting Lamar Advertising Company?

Lamar Advertising Company saw a decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 5,448,140 shares, a decrease of 9.7% from the April 13th total of 6,035,230 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 554,423 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 9.8 days.

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.26%), Janus Capital Management LLC (6.77%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.78%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.27%), State Street Corp (2.21%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.80%). 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 Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., KBC Group NV, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., Fairview Capital Investment Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Janus Capital Management LLC and Heartland Advisors Inc.. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Ameriprise Financial Inc.. 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.

How much does a share of Lamar Advertising Company stock cost?

One share of Lamar Advertising Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.91.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $72.00 (4.48% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/23/2017ValuEngineDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
5/15/2017MKM PartnersLower Price TargetNeutral$73.00 -> $72.00N/AView Rating Details
1/17/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$80.00N/AView Rating Details
9/12/2016Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/21/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> Hold$64.00N/AView Rating Details
3/28/2016Citigroup IncDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/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 5/28/2015 forward)

Earnings

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
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)

Estimates

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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
Next Dividend:6/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.04
Dividend Yield:4.41%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:100.33% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
97.44% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
89.41% (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
5/25/2017quarterly$0.834.82%6/13/20176/15/20176/30/2017
2/23/2017quarterly$0.834.45%3/13/20173/15/20173/31/2017
12/8/2016quarterly$0.764.53%12/15/201612/19/201612/30/2016
8/29/2016quarterly$0.764.83%9/14/20169/16/20169/30/2016
5/26/2016quarterly$0.754.64%6/14/20166/16/20166/30/2016
2/25/2016quarterly$0.755.35%3/14/20163/16/20163/31/2016
12/9/2015quarterly$0.694.75%12/17/201512/21/201512/30/2015
9/1/2015quarterly$0.695.28%9/14/20159/16/20159/30/2015
5/28/2015quarterly$0.694.55%6/12/20156/16/20156/30/2015
2/26/2015quarterly$0.684.68%3/13/20153/17/20153/31/2015
12/11/2014quarterly$0.846.34%12/18/201412/22/201412/30/2014
8/27/2014quarterly$0.836.34%9/18/20149/22/20149/30/2014
5/22/2014quarterly$0.836.63%5/28/20146/1/20146/30/2014
(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: 83.75%
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
Latest Headlines for Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoLamar Advertising Company Announces Cash Dividend on Common Stock
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 3:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Director Sells $1,412,200.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 7:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.83 (LAMR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 4:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Downgraded to "Hold" at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 3:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Declines By 9.7%
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 12:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAre Companies Ready to Ditch Brick-and-Mortar Marketing?
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 10:46 AM
nasdaq.com logoLamar Advertising to appear at the 45th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 13 at 9:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 5:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMKM Partners Reiterates Neutral Rating for Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$397.9 Million in Sales Expected for Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 7:32 AM
streetinsider.com logoLamar Advertising (LAMR) PT Lowered to $72 at MKM Partners Following 1Q Adj. EBITDA Miss; 'Reducing Estimates ... - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - May 5 at 6:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamar (LAMR) Q1 FFO Misses Estimates, Revenues Increase Y/Y
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 6:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.91 EPS Expected for Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 12:25 AM
globenewswire.com logoLamar Advertising Company Announces First Quarter 2017 Operating Results - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - May 4 at 11:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LAMR earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 11:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.06 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 10:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:06 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLamar Advertising (LAMR) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 4 at 11:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamar Advertising Company Announces First Quarter 2017 Operating Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 11:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Lamar Advertising Company to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 11:58 AM
marketbeat.com logoLamar reports 1Q results
marketbeat.com - May 4 at 6:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 3:26 PM
seekingalpha.com logoTop S&P MidCap 400 'Safer' Dividend Dogs Topped By F.N.B. And Old Republic, Analyst Upside Estimates For April
seekingalpha.com - April 29 at 12:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Critical Press Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 2:51 PM
marketwatch.com logoLamar Advertising and Recycle Across America Create 'Live Stream' Billboard Celebrity PSA Campaign to Promote Proper Recycling
www.marketwatch.com - April 27 at 12:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamar Advertising and Recycle Across America Create 'Live Stream' Billboard Celebrity PSA Campaign to Promote ... - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 7:07 PM
globenewswire.com logoLamar Advertising and Recycle Across America Create 'Live Stream' Billboard Celebrity PSA Campaign to Promote ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - April 25 at 5:38 PM
nasdaq.com logoFirst Week of June 16th Options Trading For Lamar Advertising (LAMR) - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - April 25 at 5:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamar Advertising and Recycle Across America Create ‘Live Stream’ Billboard Celebrity PSA Campaign to Promote Proper Recycling
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 5:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 3:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Earning Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 8:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 4:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $344.9 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 7:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Will Announce Earnings of $0.91 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 12:24 AM
nasdaq.com logoOversold Conditions For Lamar Advertising (LAMR) - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - April 7 at 11:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamar Advertising Co. : LAMR-US: Dividend Analysis : March 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:46 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoLamar Advertising Company to Release First Quarter Ended March 31, 2017 Operating Results
feeds.benzinga.com - April 4 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Director Sells $3,741,500.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnna Reilly Sells 50,000 Shares of Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 7:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Is Lamar Advertising (LAMR) Up 3% Since the Last Earnings Report?
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 10:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeith A. Istre Sells 25,000 Shares of Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 7:19 PM
seekingalpha.com logo10 'Safer' S&P 400 Mid-Cap Dividend Dogs Show Gains For March
seekingalpha.com - March 18 at 9:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLAMAR ADVERTISING CO/NEW Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 5:55 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLAMAR ADVERTISING CO/NEW Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - February 24 at 9:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamar's (LAMR) Q4 FFO Beats Estimates, Revenues In Line
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamar Advertising Company Announces Cash Dividend on Common Stock
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:01 pm Lamar Advertising increases quarterly dividend to $0.83/share from $0.76/share
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:15 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLAMAR ADVERTISING CO/NEW Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:15 PM

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