BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR), a leading owner and operator of outdoor advertising and logo sign displays, announces that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share payable on September 30, 2020, to stockholders of record of Lamar’s Class A common stock and Class B common stock on September 21, 2020.
Lamar plans to evaluate its fourth-quarter dividend plans at a later date, but intends to honor its obligation as a REIT to pay out at least 90% of its 2020 full-year taxable income.
Lamar previously paid a cash dividend of $1.00 per share on March 31, 2020 and a cash dividend of $0.50 per share on June 30, 2020.
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About Lamar Advertising Company
Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America, with approximately 385,000 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 over 3,600 displays.