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

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. - (NXST): $147.07

-1.18 (-0.80%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where NXST ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 77.91% of US stocks.
  • NXST's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • NXST ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

NXST Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 7.35, Nexstar Media Group Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 10.14% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for NXST is currently 4.89, higher than just 17.69% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Nexstar Media Group Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 15.07%, greater than the shareholder yield of 85.43% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NXST, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are VRTS, CSIQ, RM, KOP, and GFF.
  • NXST's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Nexstar Media Group Inc's official web site, go to

NXST Valuation Summary

  • NXST's price/earnings ratio is 7.1; this is 65.95% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • NXST's price/earnings ratio has moved up 11.6 over the prior 214 months.
  • NXST's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.5 over the prior 214 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NXST.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NXST 2020-07-13 1.0 1.7 10.8 12.9
NXST 2017-06-27 2.0 2.3 36.8 23.4
NXST 2010-02-19 0.5 -0.7 -3.8 -448.0
NXST 2009-12-01 0.4 -0.5 -2.7 -426.0
NXST 2007-09-14 1.0 -3.4 -28.7 19.4
NXST 2004-03-26 1.5 97.3 -3.6 -48.9

NXST Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 284.12%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 110.03%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 81.82%.
Over the past 34 months, NXST's revenue has gone up $1,982,185,000.

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
2021-03-31 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
2020-03-31 3,504.499 707.996 332.282
2019-12-31 3,039.324 417.467 230.259

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 $180.11 Average Broker Recommendation 1.28 (Strong Buy)

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NXST Price/Volume Stats

Current price $147.07 52-week high $163.62
Prev. close $148.25 52-week low $80.42
Day low $146.62 Volume 201,177
Day high $149.70 Avg. volume 423,183
50-day MA $146.94 Dividend yield 1.89%
200-day MA $129.18 Market Cap 6.29B

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.

NXST Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$147.07$1234.34 738%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for NXST, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Nexstar Media Group Inc ranked in the 88th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 742.33%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for NXST, they are:

  • 47% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 13.89% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Nexstar Media Group Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 1.67% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Consumer Cyclical), Nexstar Media Group Inc has a reliance on debt greater than 85.43% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as NXST, try VOXX, DXYN, SUP, GIL, and CWH.

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Latest NXST News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Nexstar Media Group Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NXST as an investment opportunity.

Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NXST) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

Nexstar (NXST) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Nexstar Media Group appoints new finance chief

Nexstar Media Group (NXST) has named Lee Ann Gliha as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 9, 2021.Ms. Gliha will succeed Thomas E. Carter, who was been named President and Chief Operating Officer in October 2020 and has served as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer...

Seeking Alpha | July 26, 2021

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Names Lee Ann Gliha Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

IRVING, Texas, July 26, 2021--Nexstar Media Group named Lee Ann Gliha Chief Financial Officer effective August 9, 2021, she will report to Thomas Carter, Chief Operating Officer.

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

Nexstar Media Promotes Ron Romines to Senior Vice President and Regional Manager

IRVING, Texas, July 22, 2021--Nexstar Media promoted Ron Romines to Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, overseeing its broadcast and digital operations in various markets.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

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NXST Price Returns

1-mo -0.55%
3-mo 0.25%
6-mo 30.73%
1-year 68.65%
3-year 110.76%
5-year 222.92%
YTD 36.10%
2020 -4.42%
2019 51.93%
2018 2.65%
2017 25.89%
2016 10.11%

NXST Dividends

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