Nexstar Media Group - NXST Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $215.33
  • Forecasted Upside: 17.49 %
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for NXST

Analyst Price Target is $215.33
▲ +17.49% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Nexstar Media Group in the last 3 months. The average price target is $215.33, with a high forecast of $237.00 and a low forecast of $175.00. The average price target represents a 17.49% upside from the last price of $183.28.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 4 investment analysts is to buy stock in Nexstar Media Group. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/11/2022Barrington ResearchLower Target$240.00 ➝ $200.00Low
11/9/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$246.00 ➝ $237.00Low
11/9/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$227.00 ➝ $175.00N/A
10/20/2022GuggenheimLower Target$230.00Low
9/6/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$181.00 ➝ $246.00Low
8/15/2022Barrington ResearchBoost Target$240.00N/A
8/9/2022Barrington ResearchBoost Target$240.00Low
5/16/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetNA$181.00N/A
5/12/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$216.00 ➝ $225.00Medium
5/11/2022GuggenheimBoost Target$210.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
4/19/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$180.00Low
3/1/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$187.00 ➝ $216.00High
2/23/2022Barrington ResearchBoost Target$200.00 ➝ $215.00Low
2/23/2022BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$200.00 ➝ $225.00High
2/23/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$186.00 ➝ $208.00High
11/3/2021Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
11/3/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$173.00 ➝ $186.00Low
7/2/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $185.00Low
5/5/2021Barrington ResearchBoost TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $180.00Medium
5/5/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $170.00Low
2/24/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$143.00 ➝ $170.00High
11/12/2020B. RileyBoost TargetBuy$122.00 ➝ $134.00Low
11/6/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$130.00 ➝ $140.00Low
10/15/2020Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$130.00Medium
8/11/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$115.00High
8/6/2020B. RileyBoost Target$115.00 ➝ $122.00Low
8/6/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$88.00 ➝ $112.00High
8/6/2020BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $130.00High
8/5/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$115.00High
8/5/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyHigh
7/10/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$115.00Low
6/22/2020BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$120.00 ➝ $125.00Medium
5/13/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$115.00High
5/7/2020B. RileyBoost Target$110.00 ➝ $115.00High
5/7/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$81.00 ➝ $88.00High
5/6/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$115.00Low
5/5/2020B. RileyLower TargetBuy$139.00 ➝ $110.00Low
4/14/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$149.00 ➝ $81.00High
4/13/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyHigh
4/8/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$115.00High
3/24/2020GuggenheimLower Target$150.00 ➝ $91.00High
3/18/2020B. RileyLower TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $139.00High
3/2/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$155.00High
2/27/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$142.00 ➝ $150.00High
1/6/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$149.00High
11/20/2019B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$140.00Medium
11/12/2019Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$155.00High
9/23/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$113.00High
9/23/2019BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$135.00 ➝ $150.00High
8/30/2019StephensSet TargetBuy$150.00Low
8/8/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$116.00Medium
8/7/2019Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$135.00Low
5/14/2019B. RileySet TargetBuy$139.00Low
5/13/2019Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$135.00High
3/21/2019BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$115.00 ➝ $120.00High
3/6/2019B. RileyBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$123.00 ➝ $135.00Low
2/27/2019BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$115.00Low
2/26/2019Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$110.00Low
1/11/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$112.00High
12/18/2018B. RileyBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$92.00 ➝ $123.00Low
12/11/2018Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$89.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
12/7/2018Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperformLow
12/4/2018StephensBoost TargetOverweight$94.00 ➝ $105.00Low
12/4/2018BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$96.00 ➝ $115.00High
12/3/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuyHigh
11/27/2018GabelliInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ BuyLow
9/6/2018B. RileyBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$87.00 ➝ $92.00High
8/20/2018Noble FinancialDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
8/9/2018StephensSet TargetBuy$94.00Low
7/31/2018Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageIn-Line$87.00Low
7/24/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$87.00Medium
5/21/2018B. RileyLower TargetBuy$87.00Low
5/11/2018Barrington ResearchLower TargetOutperform$96.00Low
5/10/2018BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$94.00Low
5/9/2018Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$105.00Low
2/28/2018Noble FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/14/2018GuggenheimSet TargetBuy$88.00Low
2/14/2018BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$94.00Low
1/4/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$95.00Medium
1/4/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$93.00 ➝ $102.00Medium
12/21/2017Noble FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
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News Sentiment Rating

0.57 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Nexstar Media Group logo
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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Today's Range

Now: $183.28
Low: $182.05
High: $184.50

50 Day Range

MA: $174.01
Low: $155.00
High: $191.18

52 Week Range

Now: $183.28
Low: $139.69
High: $204.62


383,116 shs

Average Volume

912,794 shs

Market Capitalization

$6.91 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Nexstar Media Group?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on Nexstar Media Group in the last twelve months: Barrington Research, Benchmark Co., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Guggenheim, Rosenblatt Securities,, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Nexstar Media Group?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Nexstar Media Group in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $215.33, suggesting a possible upside of 17.5%. Rosenblatt Securities has the highest price target set, predicting NXST will reach $237.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $175.00 for Nexstar Media Group in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Nexstar Media Group?

Nexstar Media Group currently has 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe NXST will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Nexstar Media Group.
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How do I contact Nexstar Media Group's investor relations team?

Nexstar Media Group's physical mailing address is 545 EAST JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY SUITE 700, IRVING TX, 75062. The company's listed phone number is (972) 373-8800 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Nexstar Media Group is Learn More about contacing Nexstar Media Group investor relations.