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

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. - (NXST): $146.13

3.75 (-2.50%)

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NXST Price/Volume Stats

Current price $146.13 52-week high $217.76
Prev. close $149.88 52-week low $132.30
Day low $146.06 Volume 382,900
Day high $149.98 Avg. volume 353,252
50-day MA $143.47 Dividend yield 3.61%
200-day MA $162.39 Market Cap 4.96B

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  • Quality is the dimension where NXST ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.84% of US stocks.
  • NXST's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • NXST ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

NXST Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP INC is higher than just 23.17% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • NXST's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 78.26% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for NXST comes in at 25.58% -- higher than that of 92.3% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP INC, a group of peers worth examining would be BYD, AGO, PLBY, UHT, and SRT.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 11.4; this is 22.97% lower than that of the median Communication Services stock.
  • NXST's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 64.5 over the prior 242 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NXST.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NXST 2023-11-09 1 2.1 11.2 11.4
NXST 2023-11-08 1 2.1 11.5 11.5
NXST 2023-11-07 1 2.1 7.6 8.9
NXST 2023-11-06 1 2.1 7.7 9.0
NXST 2023-11-03 1 2.2 7.9 9.1
NXST 2023-11-02 1 2.1 7.6 8.9

NXST Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 275.95%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 152.51%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -4.09%.
NXST's revenue has moved up $2,588,662,000 over the prior 52 months.

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
2022-12-31 5,211 1,403 971.1
2022-09-30 4,970.138 1,518.189 1,031.793
2022-06-30 4,858.05 1,428.286 912.657
2022-03-31 4,744.54 1,285.488 885.261
2021-12-31 4,648.371 1,214.843 834.568
2021-09-30 4,779.144 1,258.336 934.822

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)

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 8.84%
3-mo -11.15%
6-mo -2.40%
1-year -13.59%
3-year 46.78%
5-year 103.01%
YTD -13.79%
2022 18.37%
2021 40.95%
2020 -4.42%
2019 51.93%
2018 2.65%

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