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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
NXST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NXST: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NXST' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.03
NXST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NXST: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NXST' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.33  Med: -0.11 Max: 0.05
Current: 0.03
-0.33
0.05
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.02
M-Score: -2.16
WACC vs ROIC
9.82%
9.29%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 24.65
NXST's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. NXST: 24.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NXST' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.39  Med: 16.48 Max: 27.44
Current: 24.65
-13.39
27.44
Net-margin (%) 9.66
NXST's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. NXST: 9.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NXST' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.4  Med: -3.64 Max: 48.2
Current: 9.66
-27.4
48.2
ROE (%) 143.64
NXST's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. NXST: 143.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NXST' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 328.45  Med: 328.45 Max: 328.45
Current: 143.64
ROA (%) 4.89
NXST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. NXST: 4.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NXST' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.69  Med: -1.64 Max: 23.69
Current: 4.89
-11.69
23.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 55.66
NXST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. NXST: 55.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NXST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.22  Med: 33.06 Max: 54.27
Current: 55.66
-24.22
54.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.60
NXST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NXST: 22.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NXST' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.20 Max: 22.6
Current: 22.6
0
22.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 26.30
NXST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NXST: 26.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NXST' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.20 Max: 50.1
Current: 26.3
0
50.1
» NXST's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

NXST Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Arnold Van Den Berg 119,555 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,938 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 12,790 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 547,742 sh (-16.53%)
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Q2 2015

NXST Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 133,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Lee Ainslie 12,350 sh (-3.44%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 112,815 sh (-5.64%)
Joel Greenblatt 421,204 sh (-23.10%)
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Q3 2015

NXST Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 15,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 26,800 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 32,010 sh (+159.19%)
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 249,155 sh (-40.85%)
Steven Cohen 18,100 sh (-86.39%)
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Q4 2015

NXST Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Arnold Van Den Berg 55 sh (New)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.14
NXST's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. NXST: 15.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NXST' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.62  Med: 23.14 Max: 354.66
Current: 15.14
1.62
354.66
Forward P/E 11.09
NXST's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 13.85 vs. NXST: 11.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.14
NXST's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
59% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. NXST: 15.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NXST' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.62  Med: 23.20 Max: 357.38
Current: 15.14
1.62
357.38
P/B 20.79
NXST's P/B is ranked lower than
97% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NXST: 20.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NXST' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.23  Med: 75.82 Max: 329.22
Current: 20.79
16.23
329.22
P/S 1.47
NXST's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. NXST: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NXST' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.70 Max: 3.45
Current: 1.47
0.06
3.45
PFCF 7.77
NXST's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.51 vs. NXST: 7.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NXST' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 8.91 Max: 501
Current: 7.77
0.54
501
POCF 6.60
NXST's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 11.75 vs. NXST: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NXST' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 5.23 Max: 65.62
Current: 6.6
0.27
65.62
EV-to-EBIT 12.69
NXST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.47 vs. NXST: 12.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NXST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -441.2  Med: 18.50 Max: 222.2
Current: 12.69
-441.2
222.2
EV-to-EBITDA 7.57
NXST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
66% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.91 vs. NXST: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NXST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 8.30 Max: 19.1
Current: 7.57
5.7
19.1
PEG 0.84
NXST's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. NXST: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NXST' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.16 Max: 91.05
Current: 0.84
0.1
91.05
Shiller P/E 92.63
NXST's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.25 vs. NXST: 92.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NXST' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 97.34  Med: 178.33 Max: 779
Current: 92.63
97.34
779
Current Ratio 2.02
NXST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. NXST: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NXST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.66 Max: 3.27
Current: 2.02
0.78
3.27
Quick Ratio 2.02
NXST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. NXST: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NXST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.66 Max: 3.27
Current: 2.02
0.78
3.27
Days Sales Outstanding 75.70
NXST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 72.10 vs. NXST: 75.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NXST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.81  Med: 74.22 Max: 91.05
Current: 75.7
66.81
91.05
Days Payable 31.20
NXST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
61% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 45.60 vs. NXST: 31.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NXST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.33  Med: 42.51 Max: 120.51
Current: 31.2
25.33
120.51

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.99
NXST's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. NXST: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NXST' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.99
0.4
1.8
Dividend Payout 0.29
NXST's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. NXST: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
NXST' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.46 Max: 6
Current: 0.29
0.16
6
Forward Dividend Yield 2.41
NXST's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. NXST: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.92
NXST's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. NXST: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NXST' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.92
0.4
1.92
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.80
NXST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. NXST: -3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NXST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.2  Med: -0.20 Max: 0
Current: -3.8
-77.2
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.19
NXST's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NXST: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NXST' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.16 Max: 12.07
Current: 1.19
1.08
12.07
Price/Median PS Value 2.18
NXST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. NXST: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NXST' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.10 Max: 4.93
Current: 2.18
0.07
4.93
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.75
NXST's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. NXST: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
NXST' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.13 Max: 12.26
Current: 0.75
0.11
12.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.85
NXST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. NXST: 7.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NXST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 5.10 Max: 9.3
Current: 7.85
0.4
9.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 27.03
NXST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.94 vs. NXST: 27.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NXST' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8  Med: 22.10 Max: 55.3
Current: 27.03
-1.8
55.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $842
EPS $ 2.53
Beta2.15
Short Percentage of Float14.83%
52-Week Range $37.78 - 61.79
Shares Outstanding(Mil)30.62

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 889 1,088 1,065 1,176
EPS($) 2.49 4.36 3.60 4.75
EPS without NRI($) 2.49 4.36 3.60 4.75

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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 company, founded in 1996. The Company has time brokerage agreements, shared services agreements and joint sales relating to the television stations owned by Mission Broadcasting, Inc., but does not own any of the equity interests in Mission Broadcasting, Inc. It is a television broadcasting and digital media company, engaged in the acquisition, development and operation of television stations and interactive community websites in medium-sized markets in the United States, primarily markets that rank from 35 to 150 out of the 210 DMAs. It owned, operated, programmed or provided sales and other services to 75 television stations and 18 digital multicast channels, including those owned by Mission, in 44 markets in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, New York, Florida, Wisconsin, Michigan, Utah, Vermont, California and Iowa. The stations it owns and operates 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. Competition in the television industry takes place on several levels: competition for audience, competition for programming and competition for advertising. Television broadcasting is subject to the jurisdiction of the FCC under the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.
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