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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 0.03
NXST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. NXST: 0.03 )
NXST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: N/A
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.03
NXST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. NXST: 0.03 )
NXST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.33   Max: 0.04
Current: 0.03

-0.33
0.04
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.98
M-Score: -2.15
WACC vs ROIC
12.13%
9.35%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 26.17
NXST's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. NXST: 26.17 )
NXST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13.39   Max: 27.44
Current: 26.17

-13.39
27.44
Net-margin (%) 10.00
NXST's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. NXST: 10.00 )
NXST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48.04   Max: 48.2
Current: 10

-48.04
48.2
ROE (%) 262.98
NXST's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. NXST: 262.98 )
NXST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.43   Max: 328.45
Current: 262.98

-26.43
328.45
ROA (%) 5.06
NXST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. NXST: 5.06 )
NXST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.45   Max: 23.91
Current: 5.06

-15.45
23.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 55.73
NXST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.99 vs. NXST: 55.73 )
NXST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -26.75   Max: 54.27
Current: 55.73

-26.75
54.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.60
NXST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NXST: 22.60 )
NXST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 22.6
Current: 22.6

0
22.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 26.80
NXST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NXST: 26.80 )
NXST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   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

Q2 2014

NXST Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham 75,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 50,107 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 316,343 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,281,412 sh (+2.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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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

Paul Tudor Jones 8,938 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 12,790 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 119,555 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 147,668 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 547,742 sh (-16.53%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.50
NXST's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 61.30 vs. NXST: 26.50 )
NXST' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 354.66
Current: 26.5

1.62
354.66
Forward P/E 14.66
NXST's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NXST: 14.66 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.10
NXST's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
83% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 65.50 vs. NXST: 25.10 )
NXST' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 357.38
Current: 25.1

1.62
357.38
P/B 28.40
NXST's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. NXST: 28.40 )
NXST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 26.96   Max: 329.22
Current: 28.4

26.96
329.22
P/S 2.60
NXST's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. NXST: 2.60 )
NXST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 3.45
Current: 2.6

0.06
3.45
PFCF 12.30
NXST's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 118.32 vs. NXST: 12.30 )
NXST' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 501
Current: 12.3

0.54
501
POCF 10.25
NXST's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.72 vs. NXST: 10.25 )
NXST' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 65.62
Current: 10.25

0.27
65.62
EV-to-EBIT 18.25
NXST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 27.54 vs. NXST: 18.25 )
NXST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -94.2   Max: 98.3
Current: 18.25

-94.2
98.3
PEG 1.33
NXST's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NXST: 1.33 )
NXST' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 282.02
Current: 1.33

0.08
282.02
Shiller P/E 48.10
NXST's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NXST: 48.10 )
NXST' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 40.94   Max: 174.31
Current: 48.1

40.94
174.31
Current Ratio 2.06
NXST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NXST: 2.06 )
NXST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 3.27
Current: 2.06

0.78
3.27
Quick Ratio 2.06
NXST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. NXST: 2.06 )
NXST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 3.27
Current: 2.06

0.78
3.27
Days Sales Outstanding 85.71
NXST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 88.36 vs. NXST: 85.71 )
NXST' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 66.81   Max: 91.05
Current: 85.71

66.81
91.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.20
NXST's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. NXST: 1.20 )
NXST' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.56
Current: 1.2

0.4
1.56
Dividend Payout 0.29
NXST's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NXST: 0.29 )
NXST' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 6
Current: 0.29

0.16
6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.20
NXST's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. NXST: 1.20 )
NXST' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.56
Current: 1.2

0.4
1.56
Share Buyback Rate -3.80
NXST's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. NXST: -3.80 )
NXST' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -77.2
Current: -3.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.20
NXST's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. NXST: 2.20 )
NXST' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 5.97
Current: 2.2

1.21
5.97
Price/Median PS Value 3.80
NXST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NXST: 3.80 )
NXST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 4.93
Current: 3.8

0.07
4.93
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.40
NXST's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NXST: 1.40 )
NXST' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 12.1
Current: 1.4

0.09
12.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.40
NXST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NXST: 5.40 )
NXST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 9.7
Current: 5.4

1
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.08
NXST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.41 vs. NXST: 23.08 )
NXST' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 54.1
Current: 23.08

-7.4
54.1

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV
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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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