Common Stock or Stock means the Class A Common Stock, $0.001 par value, of the Company.
Company means Lamar Advertising Company, a Delaware corporation.
Covered Employee means a covered employee within the meaning of Section 162(m) of the Code.
Designated Beneficiary means the beneficiary designated by a Participant, in a manner determined by the Committee, to receive amounts due or exercise rights of the Participant in the event of the Participants death. In the absence of an effective designation by a Participant, Designated Beneficiary means the Participants estate.
Exchange Act means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended from time to time, or any successor law.
Fair Market Value means, with respect to a share of Common Stock as of any date of determination, in the discretion of the Committee, (i) the closing price (on that date) of the Common Stock on the NASDAQ Stock Market, or any other principal national securities exchange the Common Stock is traded on; or (ii) the closing bid price (or average of bid prices) last quoted (on that date) by an established quotation service for over-the-counter securities, if the Common Stock is not reported on the NASDAQ Stock Market or another national securities exchange; or (iii) if shares of Common Stock are not publicly traded, the fair market value of such a share as determined by the Board in good faith after taking into consideration all facts which it deems appropriate and in accordance with applicable statutory and regulatory guidelines.
Participant means a person selected by the Committee to receive an Award under the Plan.
Performance Award means a cash bonus, stock bonus or other performance or incentive award that is paid in cash, Common Stock or a combination of both.
Performance Goals means with respect to any designated performance period, one or more Performance Measures established by the Committee prior to the beginning of such performance period or within such period after the beginning of the performance period as shall meet the requirements to be considered pre-established objective performance goals for purposes of the regulations issued under Section 162(m) of the Code. Such Performance Goals may be particular to a Participant or may be based, in whole or in part, on the performance of the division, department, line of business, subsidiary, or other business unit, whether or not legally constituted, in which the Participant works or on the performance of the Company generally.
Performance Measures shall include, but not be limited to (measured either absolutely or by reference to an index or indices and determined either on a consolidated basis or, as the context permits, on a divisional, subsidiary, line of business, project or geographical basis or in combinations thereof): sales; revenues; assets; expenses; earnings before or after deduction for all or any portion of interest, taxes, depreciation, or amortization, whether or not on a continuing operations or an aggregate or per share basis; return on equity, investment, capital or assets; one or more operating ratios; borrowing levels, leverage ratios or credit rating; market share; capital expenditures; cash flow; stock price; stockholder return; sales of particular products or services; customer acquisition or retention; acquisitions and divestitures (in whole or in part); joint ventures and strategic alliances; spin-offs, split-ups and the like; reorganizations; or recapitalizations, restructurings, financings (issuance of debt or equity) or refinancings.