Nexstar Media Group Inc

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NXST : NASDAQ : Services
$58.8 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 665900.0
05/24/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)540.32255.66
EBITDA ($mil)170.587.27
EBIT ($mil)100.1162.63
Net Income ($mil)6.0521.73

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.012.82
Total Assets ($mil)0.01892.19
Total Debt ($mil)4501.91514.16
Equity ($mil)0.0111.4

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin54.9958.96
EBITDA Margin31.5534.13
Operating Margin18.5324.5
Sales Turnover0.00.5
Return on Assets0.04.57
Return on Equity0.077.64
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.01.61
Interest Expense79.2420.65
Interest Coverage1.263.03

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)0.030.68
Div / share0.30.24
Book value / share0.03.63
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume648726.0615631.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 20.46 for the Media industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.02.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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NXST 24.42 Peers 20.46   NXST NA Peers 11.52

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

NXST is trading at a 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.

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  Price to
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NXST 8.34 Peers 70.61   NXST 1.47 Peers 1.87

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.


Discount. 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 trades at a discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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NXST NA Peers 3.64   NXST -14.34 Peers 101.88

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.

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Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, NXST is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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NXST NA Peers 16.34   NXST 46.04 Peers 36.69

Neutral. 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.

Ratio not available.


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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