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Dividends Per Share
\$2.95 (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

Lamar Advertising Co's dividends per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was \$0.76. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was \$2.95. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.87. As of today, Lamar Advertising Co's Dividend Yield is 4.52%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Lamar Advertising Co is 0.874, which seems too high.

During the past 12 months, Lamar Advertising Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.70% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.

Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the companys earnings paid out as dividends.

Lamar Advertising Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2016 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2016 ) = 0.76 / 0.87 = 0.87

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Lamar Advertising Co was 5.19. The lowest was 0.39. And the median was 1.01.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Lamar Advertising Co is 0.874, which seems too high.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Lamar Advertising Co Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.7602016-09-142016-09-162016-09-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.7502016-06-142016-06-162016-06-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.7502016-03-142016-03-162016-03-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.6902015-12-172015-12-212015-12-30Cash Dividendquarterly

Lamar Advertising Co's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 2.95 / 65.56 = 4.50 %

Current Share Price is \$65.56.
Lamar Advertising Co's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$2.95.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Lamar Advertising Co was 5.61%. The lowest was 1.56%. And the median was 4.63%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.