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Shares of Nexstar Broadcasting Group Rank the Highest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Broadcasting Industry (NXST, SBGI, SNI, CBS, CRWN)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Broadcasting industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Nexstar Broadcasting Group ranks highest with a ROE of 218.5%. Following is Sinclair Broadcast Group with a ROE of 49.0%. Scripps Networks Interactive ranks third highest with a ROE of 36.3%.

CBS follows with a ROE of 23.3%, and Crown Media rounds out the top five with a ROE of 20.1%.

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