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How to buy Lamar Advertising Company stock

Learn how to easily invest in Lamar Advertising Company stock.

Lamar Advertising Company is a reit-specialty business based in the US. Lamar Advertising Company shares (LAMR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Lamar Advertising Company employs 3,350 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Lamar Advertising Company stock price (NASDAQ: LAMR)

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Lamar Advertising Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-25.
Latest market close$88.49
52-week range$83.96 - $121.44
50-day moving average $100.22
200-day moving average $110.61
Wall St. target price$118.25
PE ratio 21.1216
Dividend yield $3.85 (5.21%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.36

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Lamar Advertising Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $88.49 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-24) -3.91%
1 month (2022-06-03) -7.84%
3 months (2022-04-01) -25.20%
6 months (2022-01-03) -27.43%
1 year (2021-07-02) -15.82%
2 years (2020-07-02) 33.13%
3 years (2019-07-03) 6.99%
5 years (2017-06-30) 20.28%

Is Lamar Advertising Company stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Lamar Advertising Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Lamar Advertising Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Lamar Advertising Company's P/E ratio

Lamar Advertising Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Lamar Advertising Company shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Lamar Advertising Company's PEG ratio

Lamar Advertising Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 7.43. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Lamar Advertising Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Lamar Advertising Company's EBITDA

Lamar Advertising Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $833.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Lamar Advertising Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Lamar Advertising Company financials

Revenue TTM $1.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 29.63%
Gross profit TTM $1.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.9%
Return on equity TTM 36.74%
Profit margin 23.61%
Book value $12.06
Market capitalisation $9.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Lamar Advertising Company's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Lamar Advertising Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Lamar Advertising Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 20.76

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Lamar Advertising Company's overall score of 20.76 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 19th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Lamar Advertising Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Lamar Advertising Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.61/100

Lamar Advertising Company's environmental score of 5.61 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Lamar Advertising Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Lamar Advertising Company's social score

Social score: 11.59/100

Lamar Advertising Company's social score of 11.59 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Lamar Advertising Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Lamar Advertising Company's governance score

Governance score: 11.05/100

Lamar Advertising Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Lamar Advertising Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Lamar Advertising Company was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 20.76
Total ESG percentile 19.22
Environmental score 5.61
Environmental score percentile 6
Social score 11.59
Social score percentile 6
Governance score 11.05
Governance score percentile 6

Lamar Advertising Company share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 110.34% of net profits

Recently Lamar Advertising Company has paid out, on average, around 110.34% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.21% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Lamar Advertising Company shareholders could enjoy a 5.21% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Lamar Advertising Company's case, that would currently equate to about $3.85 per share.

Lamar Advertising Company's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Lamar Advertising Company's most recent dividend payout was on 29 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Lamar Advertising Company's shares ever split?

Lamar Advertising Company's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 1 March 1998. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Lamar Advertising Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Lamar Advertising Company shares which in turn could have impacted Lamar Advertising Company's share price.

Lamar Advertising Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Lamar Advertising Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $83.96 up to $121.4401. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LAMR.US volatility(beta: 1.39)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Lamar Advertising Company's is 1.3925. This would suggest that Lamar Advertising Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Lamar Advertising Company overview

Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising (Nasdaq: LAMR) is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America, with over 352,000 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 approximately 3,800 displays. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Lamar Advertising Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.754% of Lamar Advertising Company shares are held by insiders and 93.719% by institutions.
How many people work for Lamar Advertising Company?
Latest data suggests 3,350 work at Lamar Advertising Company.
When does the fiscal year end for Lamar Advertising Company?
Lamar Advertising Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Lamar Advertising Company based?
Lamar Advertising Company's address is: 5321 Corporate Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, 70808
What is Lamar Advertising Company's ISIN number?
Lamar Advertising Company's international securities identification number is: US5128161099
What is Lamar Advertising Company's CUSIP number?
Lamar Advertising Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 512815101

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