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Lamar Advertising Company Announces Cash Dividend on Common Stock

Baton Rouge, LA – February 22, 2018 – 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 $0.91 per share payable on March 29, 2018 to stockholders of record of Lamar’s Class A common stock and Class B common stock on March 19, 2018.  Subject to the approval of its board of directors, Lamar expects aggregate quarterly distributions to stockholders in 2018, including the dividend payable on March 29, 2018, will total $3.65 per common share.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” concerning Lamar Advertising Company’s goals, beliefs, expectations, strategies, objectives, plans, future operating results and underlying assumptions and other statements that are not necessarily based on historical facts.  These statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding anticipated 2018 distributions.   Actual results may differ materially from those indicated in our forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, including those factors set forth in Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, as supplemented by any risk factors contained in our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and our Current Reports on Form 8-K.  We undertake no obligation to update the information contained in this press release to reflect subsequently occurring events or circumstances. 

About Lamar Advertising Company
Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising (Nasdaq: LAMR) is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America, with more than 348,000 displays across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo and transit 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 2,800 displays.  Please feel free to explore our website or contact us for additional information.

Company Contact: 
Buster Kantrow
Director of Investor Relations
(225) 926-1000

Feb 22, 2018

Lamar Advertising Converts Columbus Area Billboard into Giant 3D Corn Stalk for Ohio Farm Bureau Membership Drive

Lamar Advertising of Columbus, in partnership with the Ohio Farm Bureau, has converted a roadside billboard into a giant 3D corn stalk to raise awareness of the grassroots organization, whose mission is to advance agriculture and strengthen local Ohio communities. Situated in Marion alongside US Highway 23, the billboard is intended to drive membership interest and create conversations about the state’s farming and food community.

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Feb 16, 2018

Lamar Advertising Company Announces Redemption of 5 7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2022

Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR), a leading owner and operator of outdoor advertising and logo sign displays, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Lamar Media Corp. (“Lamar Media”), intends to redeem in full all $500,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 5 7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2022.

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