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

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$72.36 +0.10 (+0.14 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 04:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$72.26
Today's Range$72.0675 - $72.86
52-Week Range$61.36 - $80.68
Volume257,385 shs
Average Volume420,909 shs
Market Capitalization$7.24 billion
P/E Ratio14.33
Dividend Yield5.05%
Beta1.07
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

Current Ratio1.43
Quick Ratio1.43

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.54 billion
Price / Sales4.67
Cash Flow$5.40 per share
Price / Cash Flow13.40
Book Value$11.23 per share
Price / Book6.44

Profitability

Net Income$317.67 million
Net Margins18.57%
Return on Assets7.16%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,400
Market Cap$7.24 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 30th. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.09%. 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 results on Thursday, November, 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.44. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $418.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $421.29 million. Lamar Advertising had a net margin of 18.57% and a return on equity of 27.51%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.98 EPS. 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 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Lamar Advertising's stock. Their forecasts 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 7.5% 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 coverage about LAMR stock has trended negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lamar Advertising earned a news impact score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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, Chief Financial and Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 65)
  • 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.22%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.20%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC (0.02%) and Denali Advisors LLC (0.01%). 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 major 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 and Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamar Advertising.

Which major investors are buying Lamar Advertising stock?

LAMR stock was acquired 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 and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 $72.36.

How big of a company is Lamar Advertising?

Lamar Advertising has a market capitalization of $7.24 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  264 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  372 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  636
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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