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ARC Document Solutions NYSE:ARC Stock Report

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26 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
ARC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6

ARC Stock Overview

ARC Document Solutions, Inc., a digital printing company, provides digital printing and document-related services in the United States.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for ARC Document Solutions
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$2.67
52 Week HighUS$4.18
52 Week LowUS$1.96
1 Month Change-10.40%
3 Month Change-30.65%
1 Year Change23.61%
3 Year Change30.88%
5 Year Change-35.82%
Change since IPO-80.58%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 14
ARC Document Solutions (NYSE:ARC) Has Some Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

ARC Document Solutions (NYSE:ARC) Has Some Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

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Jun 06

ARC Document Solutions: A Great Value Play For Those Who Don't Mind The Risk

ARC Document Solutions has really struggled over the past few years, including in the years leading up to the pandemic. Fortunately, for investors, we are starting to see a turnaround, but it is too early in the game to know if the picture is sustaining. Given certain catalysts and how cheap shares are, however, it does make for a good value play for investors who don't mind some risk.

Shareholder Returns

ARCUS Commercial ServicesUS Market

Return vs Industry: ARC exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned -7.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ARC exceeded the US Market which returned -18.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ARC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ARC volatility
ARC Average Weekly Movement7.1%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement7.2%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: ARC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ARC's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19881,700Suri Suriyakumar

ARC Document Solutions, Inc., a digital printing company, provides digital printing and document-related services in the United States. It provides managed print services, that places, manages, and optimizes print and imaging equipment in customers' offices, job sites, and other facilities; and cloud-based document management software and other digital hosting services. The company also provides professional services and software services to re-produce and distribute large-format and small-format documents, and specialized graphic color printing.

ARC Document Solutions Fundamentals Summary

How do ARC Document Solutions's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ARC fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$115.54m
Earnings (TTM)US$10.33m
Revenue (TTM)US$279.97m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ARC income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$188.65m
Gross ProfitUS$91.31m
Other ExpensesUS$80.99m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.24
Gross Margin32.62%
Net Profit Margin3.69%
Debt/Equity Ratio28.3%

How did ARC perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does ARC pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy ARC by to receive an upcoming dividend?
ARC Document Solutions dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateJul 28 2022
Dividend Pay DateAug 31 2022
Days until Ex dividend32 days
Days until Dividend pay date66 days

Does ARC pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is ARC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ARC?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

ARC key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA4.6x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does ARC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

ARC PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for ARC vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average9.9x

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ARC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.2x) compared to the peer average (9.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does ARC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Commercial Services Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ARC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.2x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (20.9x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is ARC's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

ARC PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio11.2x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ARC's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of ARC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: ARC ($2.67) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($6.92)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ARC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ARC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is ARC Document Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Commercial Services industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as ARC Document Solutions has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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  • Examine whether ARC Document Solutions is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  • ARC Document Solutions competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has ARC Document Solutions performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ARC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ARC's current net profit margins (3.7%) are higher than last year (2.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ARC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 58.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: ARC's earnings growth over the past year (64.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (58.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ARC earnings growth over the past year (64.1%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry 25.7%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: ARC's Return on Equity (6.3%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is ARC Document Solutions's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ARC's short term assets ($108.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($70.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: ARC's short term assets ($108.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($85.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ARC has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: ARC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 96.3% to 28.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ARC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (74.1%).

Interest Coverage: ARC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is ARC Document Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayJun 26 2022Ex Dividend DateJul 28 2022Dividend Pay DateAug 31 202234 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 32 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ARC's dividend (7.49%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).

High Dividend: ARC's dividend (7.49%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.24%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ARC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: ARC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (57.1%), ARC's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (29.7%), ARC's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Suri Suriyakumar (68 yo)





Mr. Kumarakulasingam Suriyakumar, also known as Suri, has been Chief Executive Officer of ARC Document Solutions, Inc. since June 1, 2007, President since 1991 and as its Chairman of the Board since July 2...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Suri's total compensation ($USD2.06M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD752.25K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Suri's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ARC's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: ARC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

ARC Document Solutions, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: ARC Document Solutions, Inc.
  • Ticker: ARC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Office Services and Supplies
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$115.543m
  • Shares outstanding: 43.27m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • ARC Document Solutions, Inc.
  • 12657 Alcosta Boulevard
  • Suite 200
  • San Ramon
  • California
  • 94583
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/26 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.