NASDAQ:LAMR - Lamar Advertising Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$75.89 +0.14 (+0.18 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 01:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$75.48
Today's Range$75.27 - $75.99
52-Week Range$61.36 - $79.17
Volume5,578 shs
Average Volume563,057 shs
Market Capitalization$7.17 billion
P/E Ratio15.04
Dividend Yield4.85%
Lamar Advertising logoFounded 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 2,800 displays.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Real estate investment trusts


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.37
Current Ratio1.48
Quick Ratio1.48


Trailing P/E Ratio15.04
Forward P/E Ratio14.62
P/E Growth4.68

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.54 billion
Price / Sales4.85
Cash Flow$5.6634 per share
Price / Cash13.40
Book Value$11.23 per share
Price / Book6.76


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.05
Net Income$317.67 million
Net Margins18.93%
Return on Equity27.75%
Return on Assets7.27%


Outstanding Shares98,440,000
Market Cap$7.17 billion

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 Thursday, May 17th. Investors of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.91 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $3.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.80%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. View Lamar Advertising's Dividend History.

How were Lamar Advertising's earnings last quarter?

Lamar Advertising Co (NASDAQ:LAMR) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.02 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.06. The real estate investment trust earned $419.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $416.75 million. Lamar Advertising had a return on equity of 27.75% and a net margin of 18.93%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.94 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 Monday, November, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lamar Advertising.

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

Lamar Advertising issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.94-$3.04 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.02.

What price target have analysts set for LAMR?

4 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Lamar Advertising's stock. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $77.00. On average, they anticipate Lamar Advertising's stock price to reach $72.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Lamar Advertising.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lamar Advertising?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lamar Advertising in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Lamar Advertising.

Who are some of Lamar Advertising's key competitors?

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, Treasurer, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 65)
  • Robert B. Switzer, VP of Operations
  • Mr. Buster Kantrow, Director, Investor Relations

Has Lamar Advertising been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about LAMR stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lamar Advertising earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.69 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Lamar Advertising.

Who are Lamar Advertising's major shareholders?

Lamar Advertising's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Janus Henderson Group PLC (8.41%), BlackRock Inc. (8.11%), Schroder Investment Management Group (3.58%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.11%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.34%) and Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (2.02%). 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 Point72 Asset Management L.P., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Daiwa Securities Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Lamar Advertising company stock in the last year include Keith A Istre and Stephen P Mumblow. 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 Schroder Investment Management Group, FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc. and Voya Investment Management 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 $75.89.

How big of a company is Lamar Advertising?

Lamar Advertising has a market capitalization of $7.17 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.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  233 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  354 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  587
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 8/17/2018 by Staff

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