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Buy or Sell: Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ: LAMR)


Lamar Advertising Company is in the real estate sector and REITs industry. The company CEO is Sean E. Reilly. Lamar Advertising Co operates in the advertising industry. It leases space for advertising on billboards, buses, shelters, benches, logo plates and airport terminals.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The LAMR stock showed a previous change of 1.90% with an open at 79.36 and a close of 80.58. It reached an intraday high of 81.10 and a low of 79.36.

PR Newswire:  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Lamar Advertising Company for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors


The stock has a market cap of $8.1b with 100.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 98.8m shares. Trading volume reached 236,438 shares compared to its average volume of 354,782 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Lamar Advertising Company shares returned -0.56% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 3.84%. Over three months, it changed 11.17%. In one year it has changed 35.93% and within that year its 52-week high was 81.90 and its 52-week low was 62.00. LAMR stock is 29.97% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 73.53 and a 50 day moving average of 78.28. Currently LAMR stock is trading 9.59% above its 200 day moving average.

PR Newswire:  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Lamar Advertising Company for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.08 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 26.16. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.94. The TTM EPS is 5.49, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.68. Historically, the PE high was 131.30 and the PE low was 14.68. LAMR stock has set a new PE low record!

The dividend per share is currently 3.84, which is a dividend yield of 4.77%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 127.14, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 36.62%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 125.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.00

Business Wire:  Kemper Announces Schedule for First Quarter 2019 Earnings Release

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 27.87%, return on assets is 7.11%, profit margin is 22.56%, price-to-sales is 6.25 and price-to-book is 7.06.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.