NASDAQ:LAMR - Lamar Advertising Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $73.60 +1.24 (+1.71 %) (As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$72.36Today's Range$72.64 - $73.8552-Week Range$61.36 - $80.68Volume352,506 shsAverage Volume414,682 shsMarket Capitalization$7.19 billionP/E Ratio14.57Dividend Yield5.11%Beta1.07 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 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. 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 Webwww.lamar.com Phone225-926-1000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.30 Current Ratio1.43 Quick Ratio1.43Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.57 Forward P/E Ratio14.38 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.54 billion Price / Sales4.75 Cash Flow$5.5338 per share Price / Cash Flow13.30 Book Value$11.23 per share Price / Book6.55Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.05 Net Income$317.67 million Net Margins18.57% Return on Equity27.51% Return on Assets7.16%Miscellaneous Employees3,400 Outstanding Shares99,500,000Market Cap$7.19 billion 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. Investors of record on Monday, December 17th will be given a dividend of $0.92 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $3.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.00%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 14th. This is a boost 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.44. The real estate investment trust earned $418.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $421.29 million. Lamar Advertising had a return on equity of 27.51% and a net margin of 18.57%. Lamar Advertising's revenue for the quarter was up 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.98 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, February 20th 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 Wednesday, February 20th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 3343230520. What price target have analysts set for LAMR? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Lamar Advertising's shares. Their predictions range from $69.00 to $93.00. On average, they anticipate Lamar Advertising's share price to reach $77.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.8% 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 stories about LAMR stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lamar Advertising earned a daily sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect 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), Ventas (VTR), SBA Communications (SBAC), Realty Income (O), Boston Properties (BXP), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Essex Property Trust (ESS), HCP (HCP), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Host Hotels and Resorts (HST), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) and Vornado Realty Trust (VNO). Who are Lamar Advertising's key executives? Lamar Advertising's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Kevin Patrick Reilly Jr., Chairman & Pres (Age 63)Mr. Sean E. Reilly, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 56)Mr. Keith A. Istre, Chief Financial and Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 65)Robert B. Switzer, VP of OperationsMr. Buster Kantrow, Director, Investor Relations Who are Lamar Advertising's major shareholders? Lamar Advertising's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.22%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.20%), Beacon Financial Group (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%). 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., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Beacon Financial Group, Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC and First Midwest Bank Trust Division. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamar Advertising. Which institutional investors are buying Lamar Advertising stock? LAMR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denali Advisors LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Boston Advisors LLC. 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 $73.56. How big of a company is Lamar Advertising? Lamar Advertising has a market capitalization of $7.19 billion and generates $1.54 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $317.67 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.05 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 265 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 372 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 637MarketBeat'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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the downside to momentum investing?