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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
NXST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NXST: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NXST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.05
NXST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NXST: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NXST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.33  Med: -0.11 Max: 0.05
Current: 0.05
-0.33
0.05
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.00
M-Score: -2.12
WACC vs ROIC
11.49%
9.56%
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 (%) 25.93
NXST's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. NXST: 25.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NXST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13.39  Med: 12.58 Max: 27.44
Current: 25.93
-13.39
27.44
Net-margin (%) 10.25
NXST's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. NXST: 10.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NXST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48.04  Med: -7.82 Max: 48.2
Current: 10.25
-48.04
48.2
ROE (%) 171.01
NXST's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. NXST: 171.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NXST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -23.06  Med: -4.44 Max: 328.45
Current: 171.01
-23.06
328.45
ROA (%) 5.20
NXST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. NXST: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NXST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.45  Med: -2.76 Max: 23.91
Current: 5.2
-15.45
23.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 57.07
NXST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 13.57 vs. NXST: 57.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NXST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.22  Med: 31.65 Max: 54.27
Current: 57.07
-24.22
54.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.60
NXST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NXST: 22.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NXST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.20 Max: 22.6
Current: 22.6
0
22.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 26.80
NXST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NXST: 26.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NXST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -1.20 Max: 49.6
Current: 26.8
0
49.6
» NXST's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

NXST Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 467,099 sh (+832.20%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,297,060 sh (+0.69%)
Jeremy Grantham 50,263 sh (-32.98%)
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Q4 2014

NXST Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 656,218 sh (+40.49%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 260,926 sh (-88.64%)
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Q1 2015

NXST Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Lee Ainslie 12,790 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,938 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 119,555 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)
Arnold Van Den Berg 137,713 sh (unchged)
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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.86
NXST's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. NXST: 17.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NXST' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.62  Med: 23.44 Max: 354.66
Current: 17.86
1.62
354.66
Forward P/E 10.43
NXST's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. NXST: 10.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.90
NXST's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
58% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. NXST: 18.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NXST' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.62  Med: 23.46 Max: 357.38
Current: 18.9
1.62
357.38
P/B 15.29
NXST's P/B is ranked lower than
95% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. NXST: 15.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NXST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 15.34  Med: 121.49 Max: 329.22
Current: 15.29
15.34
329.22
P/S 1.82
NXST's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. NXST: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NXST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.71 Max: 3.45
Current: 1.82
0.06
3.45
PFCF 9.49
NXST's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. NXST: 9.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NXST' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 11.16 Max: 501
Current: 9.49
0.54
501
POCF 8.18
NXST's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. NXST: 8.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NXST' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 5.24 Max: 65.62
Current: 8.18
0.27
65.62
EV-to-EBIT 14.26
NXST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. NXST: 14.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NXST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -94.2  Med: 18.30 Max: 98.3
Current: 14.26
-94.2
98.3
PEG 1.00
NXST's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. NXST: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NXST' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.34 Max: 282.02
Current: 1
0.08
282.02
Shiller P/E 33.48
NXST's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.55 vs. NXST: 33.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NXST' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 33.58  Med: 78.83 Max: 174.31
Current: 33.48
33.58
174.31
Current Ratio 2.16
NXST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. NXST: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NXST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.66 Max: 3.27
Current: 2.16
0.78
3.27
Quick Ratio 2.16
NXST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. NXST: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NXST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.66 Max: 3.27
Current: 2.16
0.78
3.27
Days Sales Outstanding 80.96
NXST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 66.03 vs. NXST: 80.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NXST' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 66.81  Med: 73.97 Max: 91.05
Current: 80.96
66.81
91.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.63
NXST's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. NXST: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NXST' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.63
0.4
1.64
Dividend Payout 0.28
NXST's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
65% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. NXST: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
NXST' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.48 Max: 6
Current: 0.28
0.16
6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.64
NXST's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
68% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. NXST: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NXST' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.64
0.4
1.64
Share Buyback Rate -3.80
NXST's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
58% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. NXST: -3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
NXST' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -0.20 Max: -77.2
Current: -3.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.53
NXST's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. NXST: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NXST' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.21  Med: 2.32 Max: 5.97
Current: 1.53
1.21
5.97
Price/Median PS Value 2.60
NXST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. NXST: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NXST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.08 Max: 4.93
Current: 2.6
0.07
4.93
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.89
NXST's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. NXST: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
NXST' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.25 Max: 12.1
Current: 0.89
0.09
12.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.01
NXST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NXST: 7.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NXST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1  Med: 5.10 Max: 9.7
Current: 7.01
1
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 24.66
NXST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.21 vs. NXST: 24.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NXST' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -7.4  Med: 22.20 Max: 54.1
Current: 24.66
-7.4
54.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 893 1,078
EPS($) 2.55 4.23
EPS without NRI($) 2.55 4.23

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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