Nexstar Broadcasting Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:NXST)

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Nexstar Broadcasting
Updated on : May 23, 2017
previous close
NXST 57.9 (0%)
S&P 500 2398.4 (0%)
Closing Price On: May 23, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Broadcasting-Radio-TV
Sector :
Consumer Discretionary
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q1
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
34.1%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
24.5%
Sector Average:
11.8%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q1
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
4.53B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 3.71
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
-$21M
Net Income:
$6.1M
Dividend Yield
NXST dividend yield:
1.76%
PROS      CONS
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROE
PE Valuation
High Debt Burden
Cash Flow
FCF Margin
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
NXST PS :
1.8
Industry PS :
1.5
Sector:   Consumer Discretionary.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
6.7%
Return on Equity:
18.7%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-6.4%
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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 Q1 earnings for 2017. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy NXST stock?

  • Nexstar Broadcasting sales grew by 111.3% year on year in 2017 Q1.
  • Long term revenue growth has been strong with a 5 year compounded annual growth of 34.1%.
  • Nexstar Broadcasting had a healthy average operating margin of 24.5% over the last 4 quarters.
  • Net margins stood at a healthy 5.5% (average) for Nexstar Broadcasting in the Trailing Twelve Months.
  • The Nexstar Broadcasting stock currently trades at a price to earnings ratio of 16.7. We rate this as a positive, compared to the industry average of 20.9.
  • Nexstar Broadcasting has a good Return On Equity (ROE) of 18.7%.

Should you sell NXST stock?

  • Nexstar Broadcasting is debt laden and has a high debt/equity ratio of  3.71.
  • The company has negative Free Cash Flows (FCF), with a negative FCF margin of -6.4%.

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