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

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$73.86 -2.64 (-3.45 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$76.50
Today's Range$73.81 - $76.39
52-Week Range$61.36 - $80.68
Volume470,370 shs
Average Volume530,471 shs
Market Capitalization$7.66 billion
P/E Ratio14.74
Dividend Yield4.73%
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LAMR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.30
Current Ratio1.43
Quick Ratio1.43


Trailing P/E Ratio14.74
Forward P/E Ratio14.43
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.54 billion
Price / Sales4.77
Cash Flow$5.2161 per share
Price / Cash14.16
Book Value$11.23 per share
Price / Book6.58


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.05
Net Income$317.67 million
Net Margins18.57%
Return on Equity27.51%
Return on Assets7.16%


Outstanding Shares99,500,000
Market Cap$7.66 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 Wednesday, August 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.91 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $3.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 13th. View Lamar Advertising's Dividend History.

How were Lamar Advertising's earnings last quarter?

Lamar Advertising Co (NASDAQ:LAMR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.44. The real estate investment trust earned $418.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $421.29 million. Lamar Advertising had a return on equity of 27.51% and a net margin of 18.57%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $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 Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lamar Advertising.

What price target have analysts set for LAMR?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Lamar Advertising's shares. Their predictions range from $69.00 to $93.00. On average, they expect Lamar Advertising's stock price to reach $76.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lamar Advertising.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lamar Advertising?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lamar Advertising in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 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?

News articles about LAMR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lamar Advertising earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Janus Henderson Group PLC (8.32%), BlackRock Inc. (8.27%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (3.84%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.18%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.91%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.69%). 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 Capital Research Global Investors, Cohen & Steers Inc., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, WS Management Lllp, Janus Henderson Group PLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Prudential Financial Inc., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. and Kepos Capital LP. 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 $73.86.

How big of a company is Lamar Advertising?

Lamar Advertising has a market capitalization of $7.66 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

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:  250 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  368 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  618
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 11/20/2018 by Staff

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