Nexstar Broadcasting Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:NXST)

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Nexstar Broadcasting
Updated on : Feb 23, 2018
previous close
NXST 73.2 (0%)
S&P 500 2747.3 (0%)
Closing Price On: Feb 23, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Broadcasting-Radio-TV
Sector :
Consumer Discretionary
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q3
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
43%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
22.5%
Sector Average:
11%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
4.41B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 3.68
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
-$47.1M
Net Income:
$46.5M
Dividend Yield
NXST dividend yield:
1.56%
PROS      CONS
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
PE Valuation
High Debt Burden
Cash Flow
FCF Margin
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
NXST PS :
1.6
Industry PS :
1.7
Sector:   Consumer Discretionary.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
6%
Return on Equity:
14%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-10.9%
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Nexstar Broadcasting Stock Analysis

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View the Nexstar Broadcasting stock analysis video on Amigobulls. This video puts forward our latest analysis highlighting the pros and cons for NXST stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. Stock Rating 2.8/5

Amigobulls NXST stock analysis relies on business fundamentals such as Nexstar Broadcasting revenue growth, profits and return on equity measures from the latest quarter 2017 Q3 earnings. Nexstar Broadcasting valuation analysis is based on relative valuation multiples like PE ratio and price to sales ratio. Nexstar Broadcasting stock rating is our opinion about the business fundamentals of the company.

Should you buy NXST stock?

  • The Year Over Year (YoY) revenue growth for Nexstar Broadcasting was 122% in 2017 Q3.
  • Long term revenue growth has been strong with a 5 year compounded annual growth of 43%.
  • The TTM operating margin was good at 22.5% for Nexstar Broadcasting.
  • LTM Net margins were good at 5.6% for Nexstar Broadcasting.
  • The Nexstar Broadcasting stock currently trades at a price to earnings ratio of 19.2. We rate this as a positive, compared to the industry average of 22.4.

Should you sell NXST stock?

  • With a debt/equity ratio of  3.68, Nexstar Broadcasting is highly leveraged in comparison to Consumer Discretionary peers.
  • The company has a negative free cash flow margin of -10.9%.

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