Nexstar Broadcasting Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:NXST)

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Nexstar Broadcasting
Updated on : Feb 21, 2017
previous close
NXST 67.4 (0%)
S&P 500 2365.4 (0%)
Closing Price On: Feb 21, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Broadcasting-Radio-TV
Sector :
Consumer Discretionary
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2016-Q3
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
26.9%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
25.1%
Sector Average:
10.8%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2016-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
2.36B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 8.84
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$66.8M
Net Income:
$24.8M
Dividend Yield
NXST dividend yield:
1.35%
PROS      CONS
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
Cash Flow
ROE
High Debt Burden
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
NXST PS :
2
Industry PS :
1.5
Sector:   Consumer Discretionary.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
8.4%
Return on Equity:
73.2%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
20.5%
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View Nexstar Broadcasting stock analysis video. This is our NXST analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for NXST stock.

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. Stock Rating (3.4/5)

Our Nexstar Broadcasting stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Nexstar Broadcasting stock analysis is based on latest Q3 earnings for 2016. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy NXST stock?

  • The Year Over Year (YoY) revenue growth for Nexstar Broadcasting was 22.6% in 2016 Q3.
  • Long term revenue growth has been strong with a 5 year compounded annual growth of .
  • Nexstar Broadcasting's average operating margin of 25.1% was exceptional.
  • Net margins stood at a healthy 9.4% (average) for Nexstar Broadcasting in the Trailing Twelve Months.
  • The operating cash flow looks good at 2.7 times the net income.
  • Return On Equity (ROE) which is a measure of the company's profitability, looks great for Nexstar Broadcasting at 73.2%.
  • The company has a healthy free cash flow margin of 20.5%.

Should you sell NXST stock?

  • With a debt/equity ratio of  8.84, Nexstar Broadcasting is highly leveraged in comparison to Consumer Discretionary peers.

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