NASDAQ:LAMR - Lamar Advertising Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$77.59 +0.48 (+0.62 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$77.11
Today's Range$76.05 - $77.99
52-Week Range$61.36 - $80.68
Volume343,000 shs
Average Volume383,314 shs
Market Capitalization$7.72 billion
P/E Ratio14.11
Dividend Yield4.77%
Beta1.03
Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising (Nasdaq: LAMR) is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America, with more than 348,000 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 2,900 displays.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryAdvertising
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LAMR
CUSIP51281510
Phone225-926-1000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.63 billion
Cash Flow$5.3253 per share
Book Value$11.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$317.67 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,400
Market Cap$7.72 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.92 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $3.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.74%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 14th. This is a positive change from Lamar Advertising's previous quarterly dividend of $0.91. View Lamar Advertising's Dividend History.

How were Lamar Advertising's earnings last quarter?

Lamar Advertising Co (NASDAQ:LAMR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.34 by $0.38. The real estate investment trust earned $427.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $426.29 million. Lamar Advertising had a return on equity of 28.52% and a net margin of 18.76%. Lamar Advertising's revenue was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $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 Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lamar Advertising.

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

Lamar Advertising updated 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 analysts have issued 12 month target prices 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 twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.5% from the stock's current price. 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?

Media headlines about LAMR stock have trended positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lamar Advertising earned a news impact score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Lamar Advertising's key competitors?

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 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Chevron (CVX), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Walt Disney (DIS), Amgen (AMGN), Caterpillar (CAT) and Walmart (WMT).

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 Operations
  • Mr. Buster Kantrow, Director, Investor Relations

Who are Lamar Advertising's major shareholders?

Lamar Advertising's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.43%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (3.76%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.10%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (2.31%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.08%) and Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (1.88%). Company insiders that own Lamar Advertising stock include Anna Reilly, John Maxwell Hamilton, Keith A Istre and Stephen P Mumblow. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lamar Advertising.

Which institutional investors are selling Lamar Advertising stock?

LAMR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Cohen & Steers Inc., Capital Management Corp VA and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamar Advertising.

Which institutional investors are buying Lamar Advertising stock?

LAMR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Daiwa Securities Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Bank of America Corp DE. 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 $77.59.

How big of a company is Lamar Advertising?

Lamar Advertising has a market capitalization of $7.72 billion and generates $1.63 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $317.67 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.50 on an earnings per share basis. Lamar Advertising employs 3,400 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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  278 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  374 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  652
MarketBeat'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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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