NV5 Holdings Reports First Quarter 2013 Results

Revenues up 11% to $15.6 Million Drives Net Income of $0.23 per Diluted Share

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HOLLYWOOD, FL--(Marketwired - May 14, 2013) - NV5 Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: NVEEU), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.

First Quarter 2013 Highlights vs. First Quarter 2012

  • Total gross contract revenues increased 11% to $15.6 million
  • Gross profit increased 11% to $8.3 million
  • Net income increased to $0.6 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $0.3 million, or $(0.15) per diluted share

First Quarter 2013 Financial Results
Total gross contract revenues in the first quarter of 2013 increased 11% to $15.6 million, compared to $14.1 million in the first quarter of 2012. The increase was due primarily to the start of new projects in the Company's infrastructure, engineering and support services, as well as the contribution from its third quarter 2012 acquisition of Kaco.

Gross profit in the first quarter of 2013 was $8.3 million, or 53.5% of total gross contract revenues, compared to $7.5 million, or 53.1% of total gross contract revenues, in the first quarter of 2012. The 11% increase in gross profit was due primarily to the increase in revenues.

Net income in the first quarter of 2013 was $0.6 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $0.3 million, or $(0.15) per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2012.

At March 31, 2013, cash and cash equivalents totaled $1.1 million, compared to $2.3 million at December 31, 2012. On April 2, 2013, the Company received net proceeds of approximately $8.7 million from its initial public offering.

At March 31, 2013, the Company reported backlog of approximately $53 million, an 18% increase compared to approximately $45 million at December 31, 2012.

Management Commentary
"During the first quarter of 2013, we experienced double-digit revenue growth, which drove our net income of $0.23 per share," said Dickerson Wright, Chairman and CEO of NV5 Holdings. "These results were achieved through new project wins, prudent expense management and our third quarter 2012 acquisition of Kaco, a 30-person engineering firm."

"Subsequent to the first quarter of 2013, we acquired an owner's representation and program management firm, Consilium Partners," continued Wright. "This strategic acquisition supplements our established infrastructure presence nationally, specifically in the Rocky Mountain region, and is expected to be immediately accretive to our earnings. We remain committed to our acquisition strategy and are enthusiastic about our growing pipeline of opportunities."

Wright concluded: "As we look towards the rest of 2013, we are encouraged by the development we are seeing in our backlog and expect continued organic revenue growth and the benefit of scale, integration and leverage in our business."

2013 Outlook
The Company expects fiscal year 2013 gross contract revenues to range between $62 million and $70 million, which would represent an increase of approximately 2% to 16% from 2012 gross contract revenues.

Conference Call
NV5 Holdings will hold a conference call today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to discuss its first quarter 2013 results.

The Company's Chairman and CEO, Dickerson Wright, and CFO, Michael Rama, will host the conference call, followed by a question and answer period.

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Time: 4:30 p.m. Eastern time (1:30 p.m. Pacific time)
Dial-In number: 1-877-941-8416
International number: 1-480-629-9808
Conference ID: 4618559
Webcast: http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/9usndi7e/lan/en

The conference call will also be webcast live and available for replay via the investor section of the Company's website at www.NV5.com.

Please call the conference telephone number 5-10 minutes prior to the start time. An operator will register your name and organization. If you have any difficulty connecting with the conference call, please contact Liolios Group at 1-949-574-3860.

A replay of the conference call will be available after 7:30 p.m. Eastern time on the same day through June 14, 2013.

Toll-free Replay Number: 1-877-870-5176
International Replay Number: 1-858-384-5517
Replay ID: 4618559

About NV5 Holdings, Inc.
NV5 Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVEEU) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, construction, real estate and environmental markets. The Company primarily focuses on five business service verticals: construction quality assurance, infrastructure engineering, energy services, program management and environmental services. NV5 Holdings operates 20 offices in California, Colorado, Utah, Florida and New Jersey and is headquartered in Hollywood, Florida. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.NV5.com. Also visit the Company on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Vimeo.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Consilium Partners acquisition being immediately accretive to the Company's earnings, growing the Company's pipeline, and financial projections for fiscal year 2013. The Company cautions that these statements are qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected by the forward-looking statements contained herein. Such factors include, but are not limited to: (a) changes in demand from the local and state government and private clients that we serve; (b) general economic conditions, nationally and globally, and their effect on the market for our services; (c) competitive pressures and trends in our industry and our ability to successfully compete with our competitors; (d) changes in laws, regulations, or policies; and (e) the "Risk Factors" set forth in the Company's most recent SEC filings. All forward-looking statements are based on information available to the Company on the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update such statements.

 
 
NV5 HOLDINGS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(in thousands, except share data)
 
    March 31, 2013   December 31, 2012
Assets   (unaudited)    
Current assets:            
  Cash and cash equivalents   $ 1,130   $ 2,294
  Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $1,526 and $1,631 as of March 31, 2013 and December 31, 2012, respectively     15,728     15,052
  Prepaid expenses and other current assets     377     311
  Deferred income tax assets     557     543
Total current assets     17,792     18,200
  Property and equipment, net     1,420     1,273
  Intangible assets, net     2,536     2,758
  Goodwill     5,857     5,857
  Cash surrender value of officers' life insurance     657     656
  Other assets     1,087     600
  Deferred income tax assets     675     619
Total assets   $ 30,024   $ 29,963
             
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity            
Current liabilities:            
  Accounts payable   $ 3,350   $ 3,261
  Accrued liabilities     4,215     3,082
  Income taxes payable     256     1,992
  Billings in excess of costs and estimated earnings on uncompleted contracts     311     430
  Client deposits     34     47
  Current portion of stock repurchase obligation     765     772
  Current portion of notes payable     4,048     3,538
Total current liabilities     12,979     13,122
  Stock repurchase obligations, less current portion     1,465     1,621
  Notes payable, less current portion     3,594     3,851
Total liabilities     18,038     18,594
             
Commitments and contingencies            
             
Stockholders' equity:            
  Preferred stock: $0.01 par value; 5,000,000 shares authorized, no shares issued and outstanding     -     -
  Common stock, $0.01 par value, 45,000,000 shares authorized, 2,600,000 shares issued and outstanding as of March 31, 2013 and December 31, 2012     26     26
  Additional paid-in capital     9,126     9,065
  Retained earnings     2,834     2,278
Total stockholders' equity     11,986     11,369
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity   $ 30,024   $ 29,963
             
             
             
NV5 HOLDINGS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES  
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (LOSS)  
(UNAUDITED)  
(in thousands, except share data)  
   
    Three Months Ended  
    March 31, 2013     March 31, 2012  
Gross contract revenues   $ 15,580     $ 14,098  
                 
Direct costs (excluding depreciation and amortization):                
Salaries and wages     4,468       3,884  
Sub-consultant services     2,383       2,329  
Other direct costs     388       397  
Total direct costs     7,239       6,610  
                 
Gross Profit     8,341       7,488  
                 
Operating Expenses:                
Salaries and wages, payroll taxes and benefits     4,915       5,018  
General and administrative     1,392       1,722  
Facilities and facilities related     854       780  
Depreciation and amortization     351       402  
Total operating expenses     7,512       7,922  
                 
Income (loss) from operations     829       (434 )
                 
Other (expense) income:                
  Interest expense     (93 )     (81 )
Total other (expense)     (93 )     (81 )
                 
Income (loss) before income tax (expense) benefit     736       (515 )
Income tax (expense) benefit     (180 )     173  
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss)   $ 556     $ (342 )
                 
                 
                 
                 
Basic Earnings (Loss) per Share   $ 0.25     $ (0.15 )
                 
                 
Diluted Earnings (Loss) per Share   $ 0.23     $ (0.15 )
                 
Contact:
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NV5 Holdings, Inc.
Michael Rama
Chief Financial Officer
Tel 1-954-495-2112

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