Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NXST) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.73 million shares versus an average volume of 0.74 million shares during last trading session. It has outperformed by 29.55% the S&P500.

Yost Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Nexstar Media Group Inc (NXST) by 5.32% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tiger Legatus Capital Management Llc sold 110,000 shares as Nexstar Media Group Inc (NXST)'s stock declined 15.04%. The institutional investor held 4.61M shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $179.31M, down from 5.18 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.

The stock decreased 1.34% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $3.31. About 452,865 shares traded. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in Nexstar Media Group by 7.3% during the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ:NXST) has risen 19.43% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending.

Among 14 analysts covering East West Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. had 90 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Instinet downgraded the shares of GS in report on Tuesday, November 29 to "Neutral" rating. The stock of Cavium, Inc. The stock has "Hold" rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, August 3. The company has market cap of $4.36 billion.

In related news, insider Gary Michael Vaughn sold 400 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 5th. As per Wednesday, July 5, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 13 by Canaccord Genuity.

Analysts await East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) to report earnings on February, 27. The stock spiked 22.2% last month and is up 12.14 this year. NXST's profit will be $64.30 million for 14.09 P/E if the $1.41 EPS becomes a reality.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.71 in Q3 2017., Inc. (JD) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $1.52 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.68. It fall, as 63 investors sold GS shares while 427 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. Emerald Advisers Inc Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 271,100 shares. Tocqueville Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership invested in 0% or 6,500 shares. Moors And Cabot Inc holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM) for 14,319 shares. Macquarie Grp Ltd invested in 0% or 25,292 shares. Cibc Asset Mngmt reported 4,980 shares. Fincl Bank Of America De reported 0.01% in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). Quantum Cap Mgmt has 8,205 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 0.01% or 403,890 shares in its portfolio. Nexstar Media Group had a net margin of 5.60% and a return on equity of 16.20%.

The Price to book ratio is the current share price of a company divided by the book value per share. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,502,491 shares of the company's stock valued at $209,449,000 after purchasing an additional 62,881 shares during the period. (NASDAQ:NXST). Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio accumulated 42,363 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

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Grassi Investment Management, which manages about $608.21M and $594.06M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Enrgy Trnsfr Prt (NYSE:ETP) by 54,300 shares to 121,488 shares, valued at $2.22M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. $38.54 million worth of stock was sold by MUSE JOHN R on Thursday, September 28. The insider Pruett Julie sold $180,029.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.23, from 1.14 in 2017Q2.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Alpine Woods Capital Invsts Lc holds 3,935 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 6,121 were reported by Contravisory Investment Management Inc. The New York-based Md Sass Svcs has invested 1.48% in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST). Neuberger Berman Group Incorporated Lc has 3.39 million shares. 68,502 are held by Point72 Asset Ltd Partnership. This is an increase from Nexstar Broadcasting Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. (NASDAQ:NXST). 704,388 are held by Cardinal Cap Management Ltd Liability Corporation Ct. Pacific Alternative Asset Mgmt Communication Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 3.03% or 444,545 shares. Invesco Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) or 9,153 shares. First Manhattan accumulated 0% or 1,182 shares. Shares for $354,705 were sold by Ferguson Jeffrey W. on Wednesday, August 2. Nexstar Media Group, Inc.'s Return on Equity (ROE) is 12.40%, measure their profitability and reveals how much profit they generate with the money their shareholders. Nexstar Media Group has a 1 year low of $55.95 and a 1 year high of $80.45. (NASDAQ:NXST) tinted gains of +2.04% (+1.6 points) to US$80.

Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $58.62 million activity. $285,698 worth of stock was sold by Miller Dennis on Friday, August 11. (NASDAQ:NXST) on Wednesday, September 20. $198,438 worth of stock was sold by Carter Thomas on Friday, August 11. Therefore 40% are positive.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Nexstar Media Group will report full-year sales of $645.28 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $2.42 billion to $2.44 billion. Jefferies maintained Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) on Wednesday, December 20 with "Buy" rating. Mizuho maintained the shares of TREE in report on Friday, September 16 with "Buy" rating.

Nexstar Media Group, Inc, formerly Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc, is a television broadcasting and digital media company.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $1.32 million activity. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have issued a buy rating on the company. The firm has "Buy" rating by Benchmark given on Wednesday, March 1.

Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ:NXST) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. They issued a "buy" rating and a $80.00 target price on the stock.

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