Nexstar Media Group, Inc. - (NXST): Price and Financial Metrics

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. - (NXST): $157.77

-0.65 (-0.41%)

POWR Rating

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  • NXST scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 80.43% of US stocks.
  • NXST's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 163 days.
  • NXST ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

NXST Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 6.82, Nexstar Media Group Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about just 12.92% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The volatility of Nexstar Media Group Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 7.95% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for NXST comes in at 15.19% -- higher than that of 87.22% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NXST, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ECPG, RM, VRTS, CABO, and RLGY.
  • Visit NXST's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NXST Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, NXST's price/earnings ratio is 66.49% lower, now standing at 6.5.
  • Over the past 215 months, NXST's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.5.
  • Over the past 215 months, NXST's price/earnings ratio has gone up 11.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NXST.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NXST 2021-08-27 1.3 2.4 6.5 8.6
NXST 2021-08-26 1.3 2.3 6.4 8.5
NXST 2021-08-25 1.3 2.4 6.4 8.5
NXST 2021-08-24 1.3 2.4 6.5 8.5
NXST 2021-08-23 1.3 2.3 6.3 8.5
NXST 2021-08-20 1.3 2.3 6.2 8.4

NXST Growth Metrics

    The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 110.03%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 284.12%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 29.07%.
Over the past 49 months, NXST's revenue has gone up $2,690,963,000.

The table below shows NXST's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 4,779.144 1,258.336 934.822
2021-06-30 4,740.335 1,132.429 955.942
2021-03-31 4,523.378 1,287.307 855.433
2020-12-31 4,501.269 1,254.17 811.441
2020-09-30 4,224.748 978.973 560.406
2020-06-30 3,770.12 898.365 363.875

NXST's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NXST has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 78.72% of graded US stocks.
  • NXST's asset turnover comes in at 0.356 -- ranking 38th of 64 Communication stocks.
  • SBGI, MARK, and IDT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NXST.

The table below shows NXST's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.356 0.626 0.140
2021-03-31 0.338 0.619 0.128
2020-12-31 0.335 0.618 0.126
2020-09-30 0.311 0.592 0.099
2020-06-30 0.273 0.570 0.080
2020-03-31 0.288 0.572 0.086

NXST Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NXST, see our NXST price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $180.89 Average Broker Recommendation 1.28 (Strong Buy)

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NXST Price/Volume Stats

Current price $157.77 52-week high $171.61
Prev. close $158.42 52-week low $107.15
Day low $153.06 Volume 296,529
Day high $157.77 Avg. volume 478,759
50-day MA $156.08 Dividend yield 1.77%
200-day MA $151.13 Market Cap 6.45B

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. - (NXST) Company Bio

Nexstar Broadcasting Group operates as a television broadcasting and digital media company in the United States. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Irving, Texas.

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NXST Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 5.41%
6-mo 8.14%
1-year 48.91%
3-year 101.15%
5-year 175.51%
YTD 4.50%
2021 40.95%
2020 -4.42%
2019 51.93%
2018 2.65%
2017 25.89%

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