Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Lamar Advertising Company, referred to in this Annual Report as the “Company” or “Lamar Advertising” or “we” is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the United States based on number of displays and has operated under the Lamar name since 1902. We operate in a single operating and reporting segment, advertising. We sell advertising on billboards, buses, shelters, benches and logo plates. As of December 31, 2012, we owned and operated over 144,000 billboard advertising displays in 44 states, Canada and Puerto Rico, over 115,000 logo advertising displays in 22 states and the province of Ontario, Canada, and operated over 34,000 transit advertising displays in 15 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. We offer our customers a fully integrated service, satisfying all aspects of their billboard display requirements from ad copy production to placement and maintenance. ... More ...