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Document management services should prosper

Jan. 26, 2011 1:50 PM ET
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 This afternoon I added 

American Reprographics (ARC) to theBarchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio. They are one of the leading reprographics company in the United States providing business-to-business document management services to the architectural, engineering and construction industry, or AEC industry. It also provides these services to companies in non-AEC industries, such as technology, financial services, retail, entertainment, and food and hospitality that also requires  sophisticated document management services.

As the economy recovers document management services will enter a new era of transmittal and retrieval.  A company servicing the infrastructure and construction industries should prosper.

The stock hit 16 new highs and appreciated 11.97% in the last month earning a 100% Barchart technical buy signal.  The momentum means a 66.40% Relative Strength Index that continues to increase.  The stock trades around 8.26 with a 50 day moving average of 7.45.

Wall Street brokerage analyst look for small sales increases of 2.20% but they project an increase in EPS of 137.20% this year and a continued 5 year annual EPS increase of 10.00%.

The CAPS members on Motley Fool think the stock will beat the market by a vote of 587 to 35 with the All Stars in agreement 234 to 11.

Jim Van Meerten is a professional investor with over 40 year experience in investing in stocks, mutual funds and ETFs.  He shares his knowledge on Barchart in his daily blogs -- Barchart Portfolio Blogs.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

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