Yost Capital Management Maintains Position in Nexstar Media Group (NXST); Gagnon Advisors Has Boosted Its Navigator Holdings LTD (NVGS) Position by $1.70 Million; Share Value Declined

February 22, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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. Yost Capital Management Llc bought 19,290 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.04% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 382,033 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $23.80 million, up from 362,743 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Yost Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Nexstar Media Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.31B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.55% or $1.9 during the last trading session, reaching $72.7. About 318,185 shares traded. Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) has risen 19.43% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.73% the S&P500.

Gagnon Advisors Llc increased its stake in Navigator Holdings Ltd (NVGS) by 77.44% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gagnon Advisors Llc bought 154,553 shares as the company’s stock declined 23.64% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 354,123 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.93 million, up from 199,570 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gagnon Advisors Llc who had been investing in Navigator Holdings Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $648.33M market cap company. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.025 during the last trading session, reaching $11.675. About 40,334 shares traded. Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NVGS) has declined 42.82% since February 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 59.52% the S&P500.

Among 11 analysts covering Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NASDAQ:NXST), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Nexstar Broadcasting Group had 33 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 29 by Jefferies. The stock of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 12 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Outperform” on Wednesday, January 18. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8100 target in Wednesday, August 9 report. Zacks upgraded Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) on Wednesday, August 5 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, November 8. B. Riley & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 7 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) rating on Wednesday, July 5. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $8300 target. The company was maintained on Monday, November 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Monday, September 18.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.23, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 18 investors sold NXST shares while 65 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. 46.52 million shares or 3.04% less from 47.98 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Parametric Portfolio Ltd Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) for 199,135 shares. Royal Bankshares Of Canada invested in 1.22M shares. Claar Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 4.03% in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST). Ellington Management Grp Ltd Liability Corporation has 7,768 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Brown Advisory holds 0.14% or 688,290 shares. Fmr Llc holds 1.79 million shares. Qs Invsts Ltd Liability Co invested in 3,946 shares. Boothbay Fund Limited Co owns 61,298 shares or 0.63% of their US portfolio. Proshare Limited Liability Company holds 3,334 shares. Luminus Limited Liability accumulated 77,453 shares. Raymond James Assoc reported 7,436 shares stake. Tower Research (Trc) owns 5,498 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Vanguard Grp holds 3.55M shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. First Personal has 463 shares. Cap Fund Management, a France-based fund reported 64,325 shares.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $58.14 million activity. $180,029 worth of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) shares were sold by Pruett Julie. 229,267 shares were sold by MUSE JOHN R, worth $13.64M.

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