LAMR Stock 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.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$92.09|
|52 Week High||US$124.32|
|52 Week Low||US$83.96|
|1 Month Change||-2.16%|
|3 Month Change||-20.59%|
|1 Year Change||-12.88%|
|3 Year Change||14.10%|
|5 Year Change||25.17%|
|Change since IPO||582.15%|
Recent News & Updates
Here's Why We Think Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ:LAMR) Is Well Worth Watching
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|LAMR||US REITs||US Market|
Return vs Industry: LAMR underperformed the US REITs industry which returned -9.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LAMR exceeded the US Market which returned -20.5% over the past year.
|LAMR Average Weekly Movement||4.9%|
|REITs Industry Average Movement||4.8%|
|Market Average Movement||8.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: LAMR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LAMR's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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.
Lamar Advertising Fundamentals Summary
|LAMR fundamental statistics|
Is LAMR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LAMR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$603.06m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||4.35|
|Net Profit Margin||23.59%|
How did LAMR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is LAMR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LAMR?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LAMR's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does LAMR's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|LAMR PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LAMR is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.2x) compared to the peer average (33.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LAMR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. REITs Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LAMR is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.2x) compared to the US REITs industry average (30.5x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LAMR's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||21.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||39.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: LAMR is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (39.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LAMR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: LAMR ($92.09) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($242.18)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LAMR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LAMR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)
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How is Lamar Advertising forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LAMR's forecast earnings growth (9.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: LAMR's earnings (9.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LAMR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LAMR's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LAMR's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LAMR's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (43.1%).
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How has Lamar Advertising performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LAMR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LAMR's current net profit margins (23.6%) are higher than last year (15.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LAMR's earnings have grown by 3.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LAMR's earnings growth over the past year (83.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (3.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LAMR earnings growth over the past year (83.3%) exceeded the REITs industry 69.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst LAMR's Return on Equity (36.11%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
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How is Lamar Advertising's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LAMR's short term assets ($407.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($571.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: LAMR's short term assets ($407.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LAMR's net debt to equity ratio (246.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LAMR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 230.1% to 255.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LAMR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.1%).
Interest Coverage: LAMR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.3x coverage).
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What is Lamar Advertising current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LAMR's dividend (4.78%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.62%).
High Dividend: LAMR's dividend (4.78%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.34%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LAMR has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: LAMR's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (55.5%), LAMR's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (69.9%), LAMR's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Sean Reilly (59 yo)
Mr. Sean E. Reilly has been Chief Executive Officer of Lamar Advertising Company since February 2011. Mr. Reilly has been President of Lamar Advertising Company since February 2020. Mr. Reilly serves as th...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Sean's total compensation ($USD5.93M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD8.47M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Sean's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: LAMR's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LAMR's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lamar Advertising Company's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lamar Advertising Company
- Ticker: LAMR
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1902
- Industry: Specialized REITs
- Sector: Real Estate
- Implied Market Cap: US$9.242b
- Shares outstanding: 101.48m
- Website: https://www.lamar.com
Number of Employees
- Lamar Advertising Company
- 5321 Corporate Boulevard
- Baton Rouge
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.