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NASDAQ:NXST - Nexstar Media Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$53.62
-4.11 (-7.12 %)
(As of 04/1/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$51.66
Now: $53.62
$55.15
50-Day Range
$46.26
MA: $95.25
$128.38
52-Week Range
$43.37
Now: $53.62
$133.25
Volume673,792 shs
Average Volume802,224 shs
Market Capitalization$2.46 billion
P/E Ratio11.17
Dividend Yield3.88%
Beta1.36
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. operates as a television broadcasting and digital media company in the United States. The company focuses on the acquisition, development, and operation of television stations and interactive community Websites in small and medium-sized markets. It offers free over-the-air programming to television viewing audiences. As of December 31, 2018, the company also provides sales, programming, and other services through various local service agreements to 38 power television stations owned and/or operated by independent third parties; owned, operated, programmed, or provided sales and other services to 174 television stations in 100 markets in the states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin; and reaches 42.7 million television households. It affiliates of ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, The CW, MNTV and other broadcast television networks. The company was formerly known as Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. and changed its name to Nexstar Media Group, Inc. in January 2017. Nexstar Media Group, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Television broadcasting stations
Sub-IndustryBroadcasting
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NXST
CUSIP65336K10
Phone972-373-8800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.04 billion
Cash Flow$14.07 per share
Book Value$44.51 per share

Profitability

Net Income$230.26 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,193
Market Cap$2.46 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ:NXST) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Nexstar Media Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Nexstar Media Group's stock was trading at $82.17 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NXST shares have decreased by 34.7% and is now trading at $53.62. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Nexstar Media Group?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nexstar Media Group in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Nexstar Media Group.

When is Nexstar Media Group's next earnings date?

Nexstar Media Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Nexstar Media Group.

How were Nexstar Media Group's earnings last quarter?

Nexstar Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:NXST) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 26th. The company reported $2.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $3.31 by $0.95. The business had revenue of $1.10 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.07 billion. Nexstar Media Group had a net margin of 7.58% and a return on equity of 13.52%. Nexstar Media Group's revenue was up 37.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $3.22 EPS. View Nexstar Media Group's earnings history.

How often does Nexstar Media Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nexstar Media Group?

Nexstar Media Group declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 31st. Investors of record on Friday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.56 per share on Friday, February 28th. This represents a $2.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 13th. This is an increase from Nexstar Media Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.45. View Nexstar Media Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for NXST?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Nexstar Media Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $91.00 to $155.00. On average, they anticipate Nexstar Media Group's stock price to reach $135.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 153.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Nexstar Media Group.

Has Nexstar Media Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about NXST stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nexstar Media Group earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutNexstar Media Group.

Are investors shorting Nexstar Media Group?

Nexstar Media Group saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 3,061,100 shares, a decline of 18.6% from the February 27th total of 3,760,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 998,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days. Currently, 6.9% of the company's stock are sold short. View Nexstar Media Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Nexstar Media Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Nexstar Media Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Nexstar Media Group investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), BlackRock (BLK), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Accenture (ACN), AutoZone (AZO), Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK) and Pentair (PNR).

Who are Nexstar Media Group's key executives?

Nexstar Media Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Perry A. Sook, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Thomas E. Carter, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Timothy C. Busch, Pres of Nexstar Broadcasting Inc (Age 56)
  • Mr. Gregory R. Raifman, Pres of Nexstar Digital LLC (Age 59)
  • Mr. Brian Jones, Exec. VP & COO of Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. (Age 59)

What is Nexstar Media Group's stock symbol?

Nexstar Media Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NXST."

How do I buy shares of Nexstar Media Group?

Shares of NXST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Nexstar Media Group's stock price today?

One share of NXST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.62.

How big of a company is Nexstar Media Group?

Nexstar Media Group has a market capitalization of $2.46 billion and generates $3.04 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $230.26 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.04 on an earnings per share basis. Nexstar Media Group employs 16,193 workers across the globe. View additional information about Nexstar Media Group.

What is Nexstar Media Group's official website?

The official website for Nexstar Media Group is http://www.nexstar.tv/.

How can I contact Nexstar Media Group?

Nexstar Media Group's mailing address is 545 EAST JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY SUITE 700, IRVING TX, 75062. The company can be reached via phone at 972-373-8800 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ NXST)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  461 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  325 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  786
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nexstar Media Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NXST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NXST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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