Based on the aggregated intelligence of 125,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, document management company American Reprographics (NYSE:ARP) has earned a respected five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at American Reprographics' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

American Reprographics facts 


Walnut Creek, Calif. (1960)

Market Cap

$177.7 Million


Office Services and Supplies

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$701.0 million


Chairman/CEO K. Suriyakumar

CFO Jonathan Mather

TTM Return on Equity



National Reprographics

Service Point USA

CAPS Members Bullish on ARP Also Bullish on:

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CAPS Members Bearish on ARP Also Bearish on:

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Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 586 of the 614 members who have rated American Reprographics -- some 95% -- believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include mikerookie and bmw201030.

Two days ago, mikerookie urged our community to stay concentrated on the cash:

This stock has been beaten down tremendously. They are in for tough times but management seems to be right on the ball. They saw this coming and continue to generate excellent [free cash flow].

In a pitch from last week, bmw201030 elaborates on why the business is built for the long run:

-- Largest Reprographics Firm in the Country, 10X the size of its largest competitor....
-- History of successful growth by acquisition (90% retention of management)
-- Low cost producer in the Industry and a scalable business model.
-- Leader in technology and innovation (Plan Well technology products)
-- High gross margins, to the tune of 40%
-- Large ownership stake from management

I see three drivers for growth
-- Continued consolidation in a fragmented industry where [American Reprographics] is the strongest company
-- Decades of future investment in US infrastructure
-- Expansion outside the US....Mexico and China specifically.

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Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. American Reprographics is a Motley Fool Hidden Gems and Inside Value selection. Buffalo Wild and Middleby are also picks of Hidden Gems. Apple is a Stock Advisor pick. The Fool owns shares of Buffalo Wild Wings, and its disclosure policy always gets a perfect score.