News headlines about ARC Document Solutions (NYSE:ARC) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ARC Document Solutions earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.1642037394787 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of ARC Document Solutions (NYSE:ARC) traded down $0.09 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $2.39. 125,800 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 169,058. The firm has a market cap of $111.03, a P/E ratio of -15.93 and a beta of 2.29. The company has a quick ratio of 1.34, a current ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85. ARC Document Solutions has a 1-year low of $2.30 and a 1-year high of $5.09.

ARC Document Solutions (NYSE:ARC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The business services provider reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.04 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $96.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $98.24 million. ARC Document Solutions had a negative net margin of 1.70% and a positive return on equity of 5.35%. The business’s revenue was down 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.07 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that ARC Document Solutions will post 0.13 earnings per share for the current year.

ARC has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. B. Riley downgraded shares of ARC Document Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their price target for the company from $5.25 to $4.00 in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. FBR & Co downgraded shares of ARC Document Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their price target for the company from $4.00 to $5.25 in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. TheStreet downgraded shares of ARC Document Solutions from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ARC Document Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of ARC Document Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $4.63.

In related news, Director Mark W. Mealy sold 22,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.71, for a total value of $59,620.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 116,538 shares in the company, valued at approximately $315,817.98. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders purchased a total of 3,766 shares of company stock worth $8,802 over the last quarter. 14.93% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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About ARC Document Solutions

ARC Document Solutions, Inc (ARC) is a document solutions provider for the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. The Company also provides document solutions to businesses of various types. ARC’s offerings include managed print services (MPS), offsite services, archive and information management (AIM), specialized color printing, Web-based document management applications, digital shipping/managed file transfer, and equipment and supplies sales.

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