Lamar Advertising Company — The Essentials

Lamar Advertising Company logged a -1.7% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $92.23 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -1.2%. LAMR's trading volume is 107,171 compared to the stock's average volume of 552,959.

Lamar Advertising Company trades -12.99% away from its average analyst target price of $106 per share. The 3 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $100 to $110, and on average have given Lamar Advertising Company a rating of hold.

If you are considering an investment in LAMR, you'll want to know the following:

  • Lamar Advertising Company's current price is 201.4% above its Graham number of $30.6, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Lamar Advertising Company has moved -19.5% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -18.0%

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of 4.85, Lamar Advertising Company has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 19.0 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • LAMR has a forward P/E ratio of 17.7 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (Eps) of $5.21 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 6.36 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Lamar Advertising Company is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 7.4 compared to its sector average of 2.39

  • 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.

  • Based in Baton Rouge, the company has 3,350 full time employees and a market cap of $9,378,223,104. Lamar Advertising Company currently returns an annual dividend yield of 5.1%.

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