Below are the three companies in the Advertising industry with the highest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates.
Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ:LAMR) is highest with EPS growth of 116.0%. Lamar Advertising Company owns and operates outdoor advertising structures in the United States. The Company provides poster and bulletin displays, as well as logo signs. Lamar also operates tourism signage franchises in the United States and Canada. Lamar Advertising has traded 58,000 shares thus far today, vs. average volume of 862,000 shares per day. The stock has outperformed the Dow (-0.3% to the Dow's -0.5%) and outperformed the S&P 500 (-0.3% to the S&P's -0.6%) during today's trading.
Focus Media Holding (NASDAQ:FMCN) is next with EPS growth of 31.5%.
Finishing up the top three is Omnicom Group (NYSE:OMC), with EPS growth of 14.9%.