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Nexstar Media Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+3.92 (+2.44%)
(As of 06/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
420,205 shs
Average Volume
270,483 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.64 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
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NXST Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

3.33 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

14th out of 400 stocks

Television Broadcasting Stations Industry

1st out of 21 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 4.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ:NXST)

Nexstar Media Group, Inc., a television broadcasting and digital media company, focuses on the acquisition, development, and operation of television stations and interactive community websites and digital media services in the United States. The company offers free programming to television viewing audiences. As of December 31, 2020, it provided sales, programming, and other services through various local service agreements to 37 power television stations owned by independent third parties; and owned, operated, programmed, or provided sales and other services to 198 television stations. The company also offers video and display advertising platforms that are delivered locally or nationally through its own and various third party websites and mobile applications, as well as owns WGN America, a national general entertainment cable network. Its stations are affiliates of ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, The CW, MyNetworkTV, 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

Television broadcasting stations
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
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Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
$834.57 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.65 billion
Cash Flow
$36.04 per share
Book Value
$69.88 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$6.64 billion

Nexstar Media Group Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Nexstar Media Group stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nexstar Media Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Nexstar Media Group stock.
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What is Nexstar Media Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Nexstar Media Group's shares. Their NXST stock forecasts range from $181.00 to $225.00. On average, they anticipate Nexstar Media Group's stock price to reach $210.57 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.1% from the stock's current price.
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How has Nexstar Media Group's stock performed in 2022?

Nexstar Media Group's stock was trading at $150.98 at the start of the year. Since then, NXST stock has increased by 8.9% and is now trading at $164.35.
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When is Nexstar Media Group's next earnings date?

Nexstar Media Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 3rd 2022.
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How were Nexstar Media Group's earnings last quarter?

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 10th. The company reported $5.99 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $4.33 by $1.66. The business earned $1.21 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.19 billion. Nexstar Media Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 32.08% and a net margin of 18.66%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $4.42 earnings per share.
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How often does Nexstar Media Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nexstar Media Group?

Nexstar Media Group announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 29th. Investors of record on Friday, May 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.90 per share on Friday, May 27th. This represents a $3.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 12th.
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Is Nexstar Media Group a good dividend stock?

Nexstar Media Group(NASDAQ:NXST) pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.24%. Nexstar Media Group has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Nexstar Media Group is 17.48%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Nexstar Media Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.50% next year. This indicates that Nexstar Media Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Nexstar Media Group's key executives?

Nexstar Media Group's management team includes the following people:

What is Perry A. Sook's approval rating as Nexstar Media Group's CEO?

173 employees have rated Nexstar Media Group CEO Perry A. Sook on Glassdoor.com. Perry A. Sook has an approval rating of 46% among Nexstar Media Group's employees. This puts Perry A. Sook in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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), Micron Technology (MU) and Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK).

What is Nexstar Media Group's stock symbol?

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

Who are Nexstar Media Group's major shareholders?

Nexstar Media Group's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.98%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (5.05%), BlackRock Inc. (4.24%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.12%), Boston Partners (3.17%) and Baupost Group LLC MA (2.84%). Company insiders that own Nexstar Media Group stock include Andrew Alford, Blake Russell, Brett Jenkins, Charles Thomas Mcmillen, Dana Zimmer, Dennis Miller, Elizabeth Ryder, Gary Weitman, Gregory R Raifman, John R Muse, Karen A Brophy, Lisbeth Mcnabb, Martin Pompadur, Perry A Sook, Sean Compton, Thomas Carter, Timothy C Busch and William Sally.
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Which major investors are selling Nexstar Media Group stock?

NXST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baupost Group LLC MA, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Invesco Ltd., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Tributary Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Brown Advisory Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Nexstar Media Group company stock in the last two years include Andrew Alford, Blake Russell, Brett Jenkins, Charles Thomas Mcmillen, Dana Zimmer, Dennis Miller, Elizabeth Ryder, John R Muse, Karen A Brophy, Lisbeth Mcnabb, Martin Pompadur, Perry A Sook, Sean Compton, Thomas Carter, and Timothy C Busch.
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Which major investors are buying Nexstar Media Group stock?

NXST stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Provident Investment Management Inc., Boston Financial Mangement LLC, Scion Asset Management LLC, Kempen Capital Management N.V., Pacer Advisors Inc., Simcoe Capital Management LLC, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Nexstar Media Group's stock price today?

One share of NXST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $164.35.

How much money does Nexstar Media Group make?

Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ:NXST) has a market capitalization of $6.64 billion and generates $4.65 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $834.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $20.59 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Nexstar Media Group have?

Nexstar Media Group employs 12,473 workers across the globe.

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 official website for Nexstar Media Group is www.nexstar.tv. The company can be reached via phone at (972) 373-8800, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 972-373-8888.

This page (NASDAQ:NXST) was last updated on 6/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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