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Nexstar Media Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+5.65 (+3.47%)
(As of 07/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
375,509 shs
Average Volume
380,970 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.81 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Nexstar Media Group Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
24.9% Upside
$210.57 Price Target
Short Interest
4.02% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.22mentions of Nexstar Media Group in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.23 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $25.90 to $21.82 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.42 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

67th out of 405 stocks

Television Broadcasting Stations Industry

4th out of 21 stocks

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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
High Stock Price Forecast
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
$36.09 per share
Book Value
$69.88 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$6.81 billion

Nexstar Media Group Frequently Asked Questions

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

4 Wall Street 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 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 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Nexstar Media Group's shares. Their NXST stock forecasts range from $181.00 to $225.00. On average, they predict Nexstar Media Group's share price to reach $210.57 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% from the stock's current price.
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How has Nexstar Media Group's stock price performed in 2022?

Nexstar Media Group's stock was trading at $150.98 at the start of the year. Since then, NXST shares have increased by 11.6% and is now trading at $168.53.
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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.
View our earnings forecast for Nexstar Media Group

How were Nexstar Media Group's earnings last quarter?

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 10th. The company reported $5.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $4.33 by $1.66. The firm 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 business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 29th. Shareholders 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 2.14%. The ex-dividend date 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 2.21%. 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."

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 $168.53.

How much money does Nexstar Media Group make?

Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ:NXST) has a market capitalization of $6.81 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 nxst@jcir.com, or via fax at 972-373-8888.

This page (NASDAQ:NXST) was last updated on 7/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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