NV5 Global (NASDAQ:NVEE) and Cornerworld (OTCMKTS:CWRL) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
62.0% of NV5 Global shares are owned by institutional investors. 25.1% of NV5 Global shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 38.7% of Cornerworld shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares NV5 Global and Cornerworld’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|NV5 Global||$333.03 million||2.52||$24.00 million||$2.38||28.23|
NV5 Global has higher revenue and earnings than Cornerworld.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for NV5 Global and Cornerworld, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
NV5 Global presently has a consensus target price of $96.33, indicating a potential upside of 43.40%. Given NV5 Global’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe NV5 Global is more favorable than Cornerworld.
Risk and Volatility
NV5 Global has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cornerworld has a beta of 2.6, suggesting that its share price is 160% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares NV5 Global and Cornerworld’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
NV5 Global beats Cornerworld on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
NV5 Global Company Profile
NV5 Global, Inc. provides professional and technical engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, real estate, and environmental markets in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Infrastructure; and Building, Technology & Sciences. The company offers site selection and planning, design, water resources, transportation, structural engineering, land development, surveying, power delivery, building code compliance, and other services; and construction materials testing and engineering, geotechnical engineering and consulting, and forensic consulting services. It also provides governmental outsourcing and consulting, and technical outsourcing services, as well as building program management services. In addition, the company offers mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design services; commissioning services; energy performance, management, and optimization services; acoustical design consulting services; and audiovisualsecurity and surveillanceinformation technologydata center services, as well as energy services. Further, it provides various services, such as investigating and analyzing environmental conditions, and recommending corrective measures and procedures; occupational health and safety services; hydrogeological modeling and environmental programs; water resource planning, monitoring, and environmental management of wastewater facilities; solid waste landfill investigations; permitting and compliance; storm water pollution; environmental impact statement support; agricultural waste management and permitting; and wetland evaluations. 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.
Cornerworld Company Profile
CornerWorld Corporation provides marketing services for mobile and Internet platforms in the United States. It provides domain hosting, domain leasing, programmatic re-targeting, and Website management services on a recurring monthly basis. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
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