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Long or Short: Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ: LAMR)


Lamar Advertising Company trades as part of the real estate sector and trades as part of the 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 0.67% with an open at 82.00 and a close of 82.18. It reached an intraday high of 82.60 and a low of 81.72.

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The stock has a market cap of $7.0b with 85.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 84.4m shares. Trading volume reached 317,349 shares compared to its average volume of 297,705 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Lamar Advertising Company shares returned 0.51% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 3.27%. Over three months, it changed 7.89%. In one year it has changed 25.46% and within that year its 52-week high was 83.51 and its 52-week low was 64.51. LAMR stock is 27.39% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 74.82 and a 50 day moving average of 80.22. Currently LAMR stock is trading 9.84% above its 200 day moving average.

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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 26.68. 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 14.97. Historically, the PE high was 131.30 and the PE low was 14.97. LAMR stock has set a new PE low record!

The dividend per share is currently 3.84, which is a dividend yield of 4.67%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 124.35, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 33.91%

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 1.00

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 7.15%, profit margin is 20.77%, price-to-sales is 4.23 and price-to-book is 7.36.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 3  :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.


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