Nexstar Broadcasting Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:NXST)

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Nexstar Broadcasting
Updated on : Sep 18, 2017
previous close
NXST 60 (0%)
S&P 500 2503.9 (0%)
Closing Price On: Sep 18, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Broadcasting-Radio-TV
Sector :
Consumer Discretionary
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q2
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
39.3%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
23.6%
Sector Average:
11.3%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
4.45B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 3.7
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$158.9M
Net Income:
$44M
Dividend Yield
NXST dividend yield:
1.8%
PROS      CONS
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
Cash Flow
ROE
High Debt Burden
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
NXST PS :
1.6
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Consumer Discretionary.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
6.5%
Return on Equity:
15.3%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
25.4%
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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 (3/5)

Our Nexstar Broadcasting stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Nexstar Broadcasting stock analysis is based on latest 2017 Q2 earnings. The stock price analysis takes into account the company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy NXST stock?

  • The Year Over Year (YoY) revenue growth for Nexstar Broadcasting was 139% in 2017 Q2.
  • The company saw a significant growth in revenue with a 5 year CAGR of 39.3%.
  • Nexstar Broadcasting had a healthy average operating margin of 23.6% over the last 4 quarters.
  • LTM Net margins were good at 5.4% for Nexstar Broadcasting.
  • The company has an operating cash flow which is 3.6 times the net income.
  • The Nexstar Broadcasting stock currently trades at a price to earnings ratio of 16.6. We rate this as a positive, compared to the industry average of 20.8.
  • Return On Equity (ROE) which is a measure of the company's profitability, looks great for Nexstar Broadcasting at 15.3%.
  • The company has a healthy free cash flow margin of 25.4%.

Should you sell NXST stock?

  • Nexstar Broadcasting has a debt/equity ratio of  3.7, which is worse than the average in the Consumer Discretionary sector.

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