NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR) were gapping down Thursday morning with an open price 21.2% lower than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $24.90 Wednesday and opened today's trading at $19.62.

The average volume for Lamar Advertising has been 713,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lamar Advertising has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 37.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Lamar Advertising Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides various outdoor advertising services.

TheStreet Ratings rates Lamar Advertising as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and generally weak debt management. You can view the full Lamar Advertising Ratings Report.

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