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Has ARC Document Solutions (ARC) Outpaced Other Industrial Products Stocks This Year?

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Investors interested in Industrial Products stocks should always be looking to find the best-performing companies in the group. Has ARC Document Solutions been one of those stocks this year? Let's take a closer look at the stock's year-to-date performance to find out.

ARC Document Solutions is one of 208 companies in the Industrial Products group. The Industrial Products group currently sits at #6 within the Zacks Sector Rank. The Zacks Sector Rank gauges the strength of our 16 individual sector groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups.

The Zacks Rank is a proven system that emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions, highlighting a variety of stocks that are displaying the right characteristics to beat the market over the next one to three months. ARC is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #1 (Strong Buy).

Over the past three months, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for ARC's full-year earnings has moved 16.67% higher. This means that analyst sentiment is stronger and the stock's earnings outlook is improving.

Based on the most recent data, ARC has returned 27.84% so far this year. At the same time, Industrial Products stocks have lost an average of 5.05%. This means that ARC Document Solutions is outperforming the sector as a whole this year.

Looking more specifically, ARC belongs to the Commercial Printing industry, which includes 5 individual stocks and currently sits at #75 in the Zacks Industry Rank. This group has gained an average of 6.91% so far this year, so ARC is performing better in this area.

Going forward, investors interested in Industrial Products stocks should continue to pay close attention to ARC as it looks to continue its solid performance.