ARC Document Solutions, Inc., a reprographics company, provides document solutions worldwide. More Details
Undervalued with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has ARC Document Solutions's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ARC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Commercial Services
1 Year Return
US Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: ARC underperformed the US Commercial Services industry which returned 8.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ARC underperformed the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ARC Document Solutions's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is ARC Document Solutions undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ARC ($1.24) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($11.9)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ARC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ARC is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (25.5x).
PE vs Market: ARC is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the US market (19.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ARC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ARC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.6x).
How is ARC Document Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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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How has ARC Document Solutions performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ARC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ARC's current net profit margins (1.2%) are lower than last year (1.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ARC's earnings have declined by 34.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ARC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ARC had negative earnings growth (-23.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (-10.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ARC's Return on Equity (2.5%) is considered low.
How is ARC Document Solutions's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ARC's short term assets ($122.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($78.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: ARC's short term assets ($122.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($142.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ARC's debt to equity ratio (50.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ARC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 147.7% to 50.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ARC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (80.1%).
Interest Coverage: ARC's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.6x coverage).
What is ARC Document Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ARC is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ARC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Suri Kumarakulasingam (67 yo)
Mr. Kumarakulasingam Suriyakumar, also known as Suri, has been Chief Executive Officer of American Reprographics Company, L.L.C. since June 1, 2007 and its President since 1991. Mr. Suriyakumar served as a ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Suri's total compensation ($USD1.74M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD578.04K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Suri's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||5.67yrs||US$836.52k||0.82% |
|Chief Operating officer||9.67yrs||US$1.15m||1.5% |
|Chief Technology Officer||20.08yrs||US$1.19m||0.92% |
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Administration||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Corporate Counsel||0.50yr||no data||0.014% |
|Senior Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Purchasing||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Global Services||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Operations - North America||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ARC's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.7 years average tenure).
|Corporate Counsel||0.50yr||no data||0.014% |
|Independent Director||15.58yrs||US$115.00k||0.71% |
|Lead Independent Director||13.25yrs||US$115.00k||0.42% |
|Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$115.00k||0.32% |
|Independent Director||1.83yrs||US$110.00k||0.28% |
Experienced Board: ARC's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ARC Document Solutions, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ARC Document Solutions, Inc.
- Ticker: ARC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1960
- Industry: Office Services and Supplies
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$54.365m
- Shares outstanding: 43.84m
- Website: https://www.e-arc.com
Number of Employees
- ARC Document Solutions, Inc.
- 12657 Alcosta Boulevard
- Suite 200
- San Ramon
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ARC||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 2005|
|BK1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Feb 2005|
ARC Document Solutions, Inc., a reprographics company, provides document solutions worldwide. It offers managed print services, an onsite service that places, manages, and optimizes print and imaging equip ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/26 23:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/26 00:00|
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