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Nv5 Global, Inc.


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Charts data: {"Earnings":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":4893000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":8492000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":11607000},{"time":"2017-12-29","value":24006000},{"time":"2018-12-28","value":26856000},{"time":"2019-12-27","value":23756000},{"time":"2021-01-01","value":21018000},{"time":"2021-12-31","value":47147000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":49973000},{"time":"2023-12-29","value":44613000}],"Sales":[{"time":"2016-12-30","value":223910000},{"time":"2017-12-29","value":333034000},{"time":"2018-12-28","value":418081000},{"time":"2019-12-27","value":508938000},{"time":"2021-01-01","value":659296000},{"time":"2021-12-31","value":706706000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":786778000},{"time":"2023-12-29","value":861739000}],"Net Margins":[{"time":"2016-12-30","value":0.05183779196998794},{"time":"2017-12-29","value":0.07208273029180204},{"time":"2018-12-28","value":0.06423635611281067},{"time":"2019-12-27","value":0.046677591376552745},{"time":"2021-01-01","value":0.03187945930204339},{"time":"2021-12-31","value":0.0667137395182721},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":0.06351601086964812},{"time":"2023-12-29","value":0.05177089582808716}],"Assets":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":55390000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":111769000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":223659000},{"time":"2017-12-29","value":305780000},{"time":"2018-12-28","value":439421000},{"time":"2019-12-27","value":893137000},{"time":"2021-01-01","value":881175000},{"time":"2021-12-31","value":961943000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":935723000},{"time":"2023-12-29","value":1170592000}],"Stockholders Equity":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":35605000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":80763000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":148161000},{"time":"2017-12-29","value":180097000},{"time":"2018-12-28","value":317542000},{"time":"2019-12-27","value":355963000},{"time":"2021-01-01","value":394069000},{"time":"2021-12-31","value":624720000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":694240000},{"time":"2023-12-29","value":775795000}],"ROE":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":0.13742451902822636},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":0.10514715897131112},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":0.07834045396561848},{"time":"2017-12-29","value":0.13329483556083666},{"time":"2018-12-28","value":0.08457463894539935},{"time":"2019-12-27","value":0.06673727325592828},{"time":"2021-01-01","value":0.0533358371249705},{"time":"2021-12-31","value":0.0754690101165322},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":0.07198231159253284},{"time":"2023-12-29","value":0.05750617108901192}],"ROA":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":0.14387073478967322},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":0.12066852168311427},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":0.08113243822068417},{"time":"2017-12-29","value":0.08055791745699523},{"time":"2018-12-28","value":0.07673506728171844},{"time":"2019-12-27","value":0.032393686522896266},{"time":"2021-01-01","value":0.032874287173376454},{"time":"2021-12-31","value":0.0645620374596},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":0.06665861585105849},{"time":"2023-12-29","value":0.04118428965856592}]}

NV5 Global offers professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, utility services, construction, real estate, and environmental markets in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Infrastructure; Building, Technology & Sciences; and Geospatial Solutions. The company offers site selection and planning, design, water resources, structural engineering, land development, surveying, power delivery, building code compliance, and other services. Further, it is engaged in construction of highways, bridges and tunnels; development of rail and light rail systems; provision of services related to street and roadway construction; and construction materials testing and engineering, geotechnical engineering and consulting, and forensic consulting services. The company also provides governmental outsourcing and consulting, and technical outsourcing services; and geospatial data analytic and mapping services. In addition, it offers mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design; commissioning; energy performance, management, and optimization; climate change and reducing CO2 emissions; building program management; acoustical design consulting; and audiovisual–security and surveillance–information technology–data center services. Further, the company provides various services, such as investigating and analyzing environmental conditions, and recommending corrective measures and procedures; occupational health and safety services; radiation exposure and protection, and nuclear safety and industrial hygiene analyses services; hydrogeological modeling and environmental programs. The company was formerly known as NV5 Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to NV5 Global, Inc. in December 2015. NV5 Global, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Hollywood, Florida.


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In the chart Earnings are multiplied by this value.

Earnings Growth 24%
Earnings Stability 81%

Competitiveness and MOAT

High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.

Net Margin-5.2%7.2%6.4%4.7%3.2%6.7%6.4%5.2%5.2%

What is the average Net Margin?

The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +5.41%.

What is the trend of Net Margin?

The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +0.07%.

What is the average Return on Assets (ROA)?

The average ROA over the past 5 years is +5.24%.

What is the trend of Return on Assets (ROA)?

The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is -0.12%.

What is the average Return on Equity (ROE)?

The average ROE over the past 5 years is +6.83%.

What is the trend of Return on Equity (ROE)?

The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is -0.28%.

Safety & Stabiliy

Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.

Debt FCF2.803.035.181.9610.403.891.780.935.025.02
Debt Equity0.190.290.440.201.090.850.
Graham Stability--100%100%100%85%100%100%100%85%

What is the Debt/FCF?

The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is 5.02.

What is the trend of Debt/FCF?

The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -0.43.

What is the Graham’s Stability?

Graham’s Stability measure stands at 0.85.


Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.

Net Income21%11%29%-11%-7%
Stockholders Equity27%20%25%12%-11%

What is the 5 year Revenue CAGR?

The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +15.56%.

What is the trend of Revenue growth?

The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is -5.73%.

What is the 5 year Earnings CAGR?

The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +10.68%.

What is the trend of Earnings growth?

The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is -6.96%.

What is the 5 year Equity CAGR?

The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +19.56%.

What is the trend of Equity growth?

The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is -11.15%.

What is the 5 year FCF CAGR?

The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is +6.55%.

What is the trend of FCF growth?

The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is -65.04%.