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

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. - (NXST): $175.15

1.01 (+0.58%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where NXST ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 90.58% of US stocks.
  • NXST's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • NXST's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 24.55% of US stocks).

NXST Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 161.29, NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP INC is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 85.95% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NXST is more volatile than merely 11.16% of stocks we're observing.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for NXST comes in at 19.61% -- higher than that of 91.97% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NXST, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are LAMR, CLH, KORE, VRTS, and PLYA.
  • 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 6.1; this is 49.59% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 230 months, NXST's price/earnings ratio has gone up 10.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NXST.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NXST 2022-11-11 1.3 2.2 6.1 8.2
NXST 2022-11-10 1.2 2.1 5.9 8.1
NXST 2022-11-09 1.2 2.0 5.8 8.0
NXST 2022-11-08 1.3 2.3 7.1 9.3
NXST 2022-11-07 1.2 2.1 6.6 8.9
NXST 2022-11-04 1.2 2.1 6.6 9.0

NXST Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 263%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -24.16%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 185.76%.
NXST's revenue has moved up $2,428,945,000 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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 4,740.335 1,132.429 955.942

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 $175.15 52-week high $204.62
Prev. close $174.14 52-week low $139.69
Day low $173.08 Volume 112,500
Day high $176.75 Avg. volume 365,422
50-day MA $174.49 Dividend yield 2.06%
200-day MA $177.45 Market Cap 6.60B

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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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.

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Yahoo | November 17, 2022

Here's Why We Think Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ:NXST) Is Well Worth Watching

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Yahoo | November 17, 2022

Nexstar Media Group to Participate in the Stephens Investment Conference

IRVING, Texas, November 15, 2022--Nexstar Media Group, Inc. will be participating in the Stephens Investment Conference on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

Yahoo | November 15, 2022

Barrington Remains a Buy on Nexstar Media Group (NXST)

In a report released today, James Goss from Barrington reiterated a Buy rating on Nexstar Media Group (NXST - Research Report), with a price target of $200.00. The company's shares closed yesterday at $162.69.According to TipRanks, Goss is an analyst with an average return of -6.3% and a 36.77% success rate. Goss covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Clear Channel Outdoor, Gray Television, and Marcus.Currently, the analyst consensus on Nexstar Media Group is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $212.50, which is a 30.62% upside from current levels.

Brian Anderson on TipRanks | November 11, 2022

Company News for Nov 9, 2022

Companies In The News Are: PLNT, NXST, COTY, NCLH.

Yahoo | November 9, 2022

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NXST Price Returns

1-mo -1.32%
3-mo -8.18%
6-mo N/A
1-year 14.69%
3-year 73.51%
5-year 194.42%
YTD 18.45%
2021 40.95%
2020 -4.42%
2019 51.93%
2018 2.65%
2017 25.89%

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