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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 3/10

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Cash to Debt 0.04
NXST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. NXST: 0.04 )
NXST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset -0.01
NXST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NXST: -0.01 )
NXST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.32   Max: 1
Current: -0.01

-0.32
1
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.63
M-Score: -2.03
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 20.55
NXST's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.12 vs. NXST: 20.55 )
NXST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13.39   Max: 26.39
Current: 20.55

-13.39
26.39
Net-margin (%) -0.36
NXST's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. NXST: -0.36 )
NXST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48.04   Max: 48.2
Current: -0.36

-48.04
48.2
ROA (%) -0.15
NXST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. NXST: -0.15 )
NXST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.13   Max: 19.29
Current: -0.15

-16.13
19.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 34.84
NXST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 34.84 vs. NXST: 34.84 )
NXST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -25.28   Max: 45.69
Current: 34.84

-25.28
45.69
Revenue Growth (%) 15.10
NXST's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NXST: 15.10 )
NXST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 15.1
Current: 15.1

0
15.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 15.10
NXST's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. NXST: 15.10 )
NXST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 59.2
Current: 15.1

0
59.2
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

NXST Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Steven Cohen 35,536 sh (+193.27%)
Jim Simons 1,240,996 sh (+55.32%)
Joel Greenblatt 110,760 sh (-14.98%)
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Q2 2013

NXST Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 1,373,936 sh (+3766.32%)
Jim Simons 1,188,100 sh (-4.26%)
Joel Greenblatt 105,872 sh (-4.41%)
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Q3 2013

NXST Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 430,040 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 92,262 sh (-12.86%)
Jim Simons 243,880 sh (-79.47%)
Steven Cohen 212,738 sh (-84.52%)
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Q4 2013

NXST Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 437,642 sh (+1.77%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen 193,795 sh (-8.9%)
Jim Simons 66,600 sh (-72.69%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NXST

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.13%$41.75 - $55.84 $ 39.75-17%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 272.61%0.06%$9 - $12.77 $ 39.75263%130276
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 50.62%0.01%$6.1 - $10.97 $ 39.75397%34963
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 35.18%$8.08 - $8.85 $ 39.75400%22661
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.02%$6.55 - $9.41 $ 39.75382%16763
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Top Ranked Articles about Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc

Large Insider Sells Reported in Nexstar, PVH and Rockwell Collins
Once again there have been some significant insider sells raking in millions of dollars for insiders. The following insider sells represent the largest sells (in terms of transaction amounts) that have been reported this week. The following three companies are all currently sitting at 5- and 10-year highs in terms of their stock prices. [b] Read more...
Third on New Rich List, Cohen Poised for Nexstar’s Major Expansion
It looks like the stars have aligned for Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. (NXST), one of the nation’s top 20 television broadcasting companies in Irving, Texas. Yesterday, the company reported plans for a major expansion that is “expected to result in a total leverage ratio of approximately 3.5 times at year-end 2014,” according to Nexstar’s chairman and CEO Perry A. Sook. The company also reported yesterday a new record for its first quarter 2013 revenue of $112.2 million, an increase of 34.2%. In 2012 the company generated a record net revenue of $379 million, with cash flow of $171 million and adjusted EBITDA of $146 million. Nexstar is also getting the yes vote from one of the richest investors in the U.S., Steven Cohen of SAC Capital Advisors, recently listed as third on the latest “Rich List” by Institutional Investors Alpha. Cohen is reported to have earned $1.4 billion in 2012. Read more...

Ratios

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P/S 2.46
NXST's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NXST: 2.46 )
NXST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 3.45
Current: 2.46

0.06
3.45
PFCF 165.63
NXST's PFCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. NXST: 165.63 )
NXST' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 501
Current: 165.63

0.54
501
EV-to-EBIT 21.77
NXST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. NXST: 21.77 )
NXST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10   Max: 98.3
Current: 21.77

10
98.3
Shiller P/E 123.73
NXST's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 27.20 vs. NXST: 123.73 )
NXST' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 47.35   Max: 174.31
Current: 123.73

47.35
174.31

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.30
NXST's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. NXST: 1.30 )
NXST' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.33
Current: 1.3

0.4
1.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
NXST's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. NXST: 1.30 )
NXST' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.33
Current: 1.3

0.4
1.33
Share Buyback Rate -1.70
NXST's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. NXST: -1.70 )
NXST' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -77.2
Current: -1.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 4.26
NXST's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
62% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. NXST: 4.26 )
NXST' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 5.97
Current: 4.26

1.21
5.97
Price/Median PS Value 3.62
NXST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NXST: 3.62 )
NXST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 5.07
Current: 3.62

0.08
5.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
NXST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. NXST: 4.60 )
NXST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 10
Current: 4.6

1
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 32.53
NXST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. NXST: 32.53 )
NXST' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -14.1   Max: 39.5
Current: 32.53

-14.1
39.5

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV
Compare:TV, CBS, GTN, SKDTY, TVBCY » details
Traded in other countries:NXZ.Germany
Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. is a Delaware Corporation. It is a television broadcasting and digital media company focused exclusively on the acquisition, development and operation of television stations and interactive community websites in medium-sized markets in the United States. It has owned, programmed or provided sales and other services to 55 television stations and 11 digital multi-cast channels, including those owned by Mission, in 32 markets in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Texas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, New York, Florida, Wisconsin and Michigan. The stations it owned and operated or provide services to provide free over-the-air programming to its markets' television viewing audiences. This programming includes programs produced by networks with which the stations are affiliated; programs that the stations produce; and first-run and rerun syndicated programs that the stations acquire. Its primary source of revenue is the sale of commercial air time to local and national advertisers. Its competitors includes ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX television networks, local cable and direct broadcast satellite ("DBS") systems. Television broadcasting is subject to the jurisdiction of the FCC under the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (the Communications Act).

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