This Analyst Recently Issued Research Note On ARC Document Solutions Inc. (ARC)


As of Wednesday close, ARC Document Solutions Inc.’s (NYSE:ARC) stock was up $0.03, moving up 1.00 percent to $3.02. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 117,440 shares. 5 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.13 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 105,270, while in the previous 50 days, it was 115,906.

Since last month, ARC stock rose 25.83%. Shares of the company fell to $2.24 on 10/24/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $4.18 was reached on 03/30/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $2.11. Since the beginning of this year, ARC’s stock price has dropped by -13.71% or -$0.48, and marked a new high 5 times. However, the stock has declined by -27.75% since its 52-week high.

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ARC stock investors should be aware that ARC Document Solutions Inc. (ARC) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 104 days ago on Aug 12. Brooks Bradford L., the Director of the company, purchased of 7,248 shares for $3.09 on Aug 12. It resulted in a $22,409 investment by the insider. Brooks Bradford L. added 752 shares at an average price of $2.96 on Aug 11. The insider now owns 752 shares following the transaction. On Aug 10, Director Brooks Bradford L. bought 6,000 shares at $2.95 apiece. The transaction was valued at $17,700.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, ARC Document Solutions Inc. (ARC) has a P/E ratio of about 11.27. The stock’s beta is 1.36. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.45, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.83, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 5.70 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.05 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.05. On Wednesday December 8 2021, a $0.03 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended June 29, ARC Document Solutions Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.40, while its current ratio was 1.50, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.37, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.45. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 33.20% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled 6.50%. Based on annual data, ARC earned $87.65 million in gross profit and brought in $272.21 million in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 4.70%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 7.60%.

In ARC Document Solutions Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $57.23 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. ARC’s revenue rose 0.97% to $74.56 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $73.14 million. While analysts expected ARC Document Solutions Inc. to report $0.07 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.08 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 14.30%. During the quarter, the company generated $10.72 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of ARC Document Solutions Inc. were 154.73 million at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $106.84 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $43.03 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at ARC Document Solutions Inc.’s (ARC) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 13.06%, the RSI 9-day stood at 84.68% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current ARC Document Solutions Inc. price is up by +4.50% percent or $0.13. At present, ARC shares trade +24.28% above its 20-day simple moving average and +18.43% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +3.42% above its SMA50 and -4.73% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 96.43% and Stochastic coefficient D was 97.04%, while ATR was 0.09. Given the Stochastic reading of 94.55% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 76.77%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.11, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.21.

Analyst Ratings

B. Riley FBR reiterated its a Buy rating on ARC Document Solutions Inc. (NYSE: ARC) in a note to investors. The analysts firm has however raised their price target to $3.50, representing a possible 7.08% increase in the stock price. ARC Document Solutions Inc. (ARC) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, ARC is a sell, and 0 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate ARC Document Solutions Inc. stock as buy, with 1 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $4.50, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $4.50 – $4.50. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict ARC Document Solutions Inc. (ARC) will achieve an average price target of $4.50.


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