NEXSTAR BROADCASTING GROUP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||192.8||138.12|
|Net Income ($mil)||30.85||-12.45|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||0.0||40.03|
|Total Assets ($mil)||0.0||1163.72|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1236.1||1071.12|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||68.57||64.92|
|Return on Assets||0.0||-0.15|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||30.89||30.6|
|Div / share||0.15||0.12|
|Book value / share||0.0||-0.43|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||324708.0||367380.0|
BUY. NEXSTAR BROADCASTING GROUP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 21.59 for the Media industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.92. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|NXST 27.37||Peers 21.59||NXST NA||Peers 40.80|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
NXST is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|NXST 14.24||Peers 31.34||NXST NM||Peers 0.96|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
NXST is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
NXST's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|NXST NA||Peers 6.42||NXST 2612.50||Peers 57.59|
Neutral. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
Ratio not available.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
NXST is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|NXST 2.69||Peers 4.25||NXST 25.67||Peers 10.23|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
NXST is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
NXST has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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