Rosetta Stone Company Profile (NYSE:RST)

About Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)

Rosetta Stone logoRosetta Stone Inc. (Rosetta Stone) offers personalized language and reading programs. The Company's solutions are used by schools, businesses, government organizations and individuals around the world. Its segments include Enterprise & Education, which derives revenues from sales to educational institutions, corporations and government agencies worldwide, and Consumer, which derives revenue from sales to individuals and retail partners. Its cloud-based programs allow users to learn online or on-the-go via tablet or smartphone, whether in a classroom, corporate setting, or personal learning environment. Its Fit Brains business offers personalized brain training programs. The Company offers courses in over 30 languages across formats, including Web-based software subscriptions, digital downloads, mobile applications, and perpetual compact disc packages. It also offers a portfolio of technology-based learning products for personal use to the global consumer.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sub-Industry: Home Entertainment Software
  • Symbol: NYSE:RST
  • CUSIP: 77778010
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $264.38 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 22,198,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $11.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.21
  • 52 Week Range: $6.80 - $12.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -59.55
  • P/E Growth: -2.97
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $193.78 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.36
  • Book Value: ($0.04) per share
  • Price / Book: -297.75
  • EBIDTA: ($2,130,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -16.65%
  • Return on Equity: -190.45%
  • Return on Assets: -10.59%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.92%
  • Current Ratio: 0.61%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.56%
  • Average Volume: 140,283 shs.
  • Beta: 0.46
  • Short Ratio: 7.33

Frequently Asked Questions for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)

What is Rosetta Stone's stock symbol?

Rosetta Stone trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "RST."

How were Rosetta Stone's earnings last quarter?

Rosetta Stone Inc (NYSE:RST) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.22. The business had revenue of $47.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $45.01 million. Rosetta Stone had a negative return on equity of 190.45% and a negative net margin of 16.65%. The company's quarterly revenue was down .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.34) EPS. View Rosetta Stone's Earnings History.

Where is Rosetta Stone's stock going? Where will Rosetta Stone's stock price be in 2017?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Rosetta Stone's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Rosetta Stone's share price to reach $15.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Rosetta Stone.

Are investors shorting Rosetta Stone?

Rosetta Stone saw a decrease in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 385,206 shares, a decrease of 32.5% from the April 28th total of 570,341 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 179,156 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

Who are some of Rosetta Stone's key competitors?

Who are Rosetta Stone's key executives?

Rosetta Stone's management team includes the folowing people:

  • A. John III Hass, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Thomas M. Pierno, Chief Financial Officer
  • Sonia Galindo Cudd, General Counsel and Secretary
  • David Nierenberg J.D., Director
  • Steven P. Yankovich, Director
  • Laurence Franklin, Independent Director
  • Caroline J. Tsay, Independent Director

Who owns Rosetta Stone stock?

Rosetta Stone's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Ariel Investments LLC (19.72%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (8.45%), NIERENBERG INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. (5.50%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.60%), VNBTrust National Association (2.16%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.40%). Company insiders that own Rosetta Stone stock include A John Hass, David Nierenberg, Judy Verses, Laurence Franklin, M Sean Hartford, Sonia Galindo and Thomas M Pierno. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rosetta Stone.

Who sold Rosetta Stone stock? Who is selling Rosetta Stone stock?

Rosetta Stone's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ariel Investments LLC, Emancipation Management LLC, RBF Capital LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Nationwide Fund Advisors and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold Rosetta Stone stock in the last year include David Nierenberg, Laurence Franklin, M Sean Hartford, Sonia Galindo and Thomas M Pierno. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rosetta Stone.

Who bought Rosetta Stone stock? Who is buying Rosetta Stone stock?

Rosetta Stone's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PEAK6 Investments L.P., VNBTrust National Association, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Algert Global LLC, EAM Investors LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, TFS Capital LLC and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rosetta Stone.

How do I buy Rosetta Stone stock?

Shares of Rosetta Stone can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Rosetta Stone's stock price today?

One share of Rosetta Stone stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.91.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Rosetta Stone (NYSE RST)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  48 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  63 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  111
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Rosetta Stone and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (25.94% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/10/2017Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform -> Outperform$12.00 -> $15.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
Earnings by Quarter for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
Earnings History by Quarter for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q1 2017($0.18)$0.04$45.01 million$47.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/14/2017Q4 2016($0.62)($0.25)$48.05 million$51.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q3($0.56)($0.25)$45.57 million$48.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q2($0.67)($0.41)$42.93 million$45.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1($0.52)($0.34)$47.14 million$48.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/14/2016Q4($0.67)($0.52)$60.34 million$58.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q3($0.61)($0.34)$51.60 million$49.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2($0.33)($0.38)$45.13 million$51.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q1($0.69)($0.95)$44.08 million$58.44 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/11/2015Q4($0.13)($1.01)$81.30 million$79.26 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q214($0.34)($0.76)$69.00 million$64.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q2($0.18)($0.74)$66.47 million$57.31 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q1($0.20)($0.96)$63.55 million$60.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q413$0.11$0.05$82.41 million$77.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313($0.10)($0.12)$70.58 million$60.87 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013($0.12)($0.03)$63.58 million$62.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$0.02($0.03)$64.48 million$63.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.15$0.15$80.69 million$78.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312($0.05)($0.08)$60.97 million$64.28 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012($0.15)($0.22)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012($0.41)($0.09)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012($0.28)($0.09)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011($0.13)($0.06)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011($0.44)($0.22)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011($0.35)($0.45)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2011$0.28$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.62)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.18)($0.18)($0.18)
Q2 20171($0.22)($0.22)($0.22)
Q3 20171($0.17)($0.17)($0.17)
Q4 20171($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 13.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.09%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/16/2017David NierenbergDirectorSell5,771$12.01$69,309.71View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017David NierenbergDirectorSell285,000$12.13$3,457,050.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2017Laurence FranklinDirectorSell3,000$9.29$27,870.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2017M. Sean HartfordInsiderSell496$7.63$3,784.48View SEC Filing  
2/23/2017Sonia GalindoGeneral CounselSell1,074$7.63$8,194.62View SEC Filing  
2/23/2017Thomas M. PiernoCFOSell2,099$7.63$16,015.37View SEC Filing  
1/5/2017Sonia GalindoGeneral CounselSell1,098$8.83$9,695.34View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016M. Sean HartfordInsiderSell520$7.43$3,863.60View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016M. Sean HartfordInsiderSell3,049$7.72$23,538.28View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Thomas M PiernoCFOSell1,262$7.93$10,007.66View SEC Filing  
10/6/2015Judy VersesInsiderSell1,613$6.48$10,452.24View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015A John HassCEOSell1,286$8.75$11,252.50View SEC Filing  
12/31/2014Osmium Partners, LlcMajor ShareholderSell147,247$9.92$1,460,690.24View SEC Filing  
12/30/2014Osmium Partners, LlcMajor ShareholderSell70,793$9.77$691,647.61View SEC Filing  
12/29/2014Osmium Partners, LlcMajor ShareholderSell46,454$10.25$476,153.50View SEC Filing  
10/8/2014Judy VersesInsiderSell1,626$8.07$13,121.82View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Thomas PiernoCFOSell1,269$11.52$14,618.88View SEC Filing  
4/7/2014Osmium Partners, Llcmajor shareholderSell121,200$11.25$1,363,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2014Osmium Partners, Llcmajor shareholderSell51,500$10.95$563,925.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Stephen SwadCEOSell6,405$11.43$73,209.15View SEC Filing  
1/7/2014Michael WuGeneral CounselSell2,818$11.93$33,618.74View SEC Filing  
1/7/2014Stephen SwadCEOSell24,870$11.93$296,699.10View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Phillip CloughDirectorSell1,489,294$11.42$17,007,737.48View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Phillip CloughDirectorSell1,500,000$11.45$17,175,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2013Judy VersesInsiderSell1,572$16.16$25,403.52View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Abs Capital Partners Iv TrustMajor ShareholderSell2,110,324$15.12$31,908,098.88View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Patrick W GrossDirectorBuy32,368$15.32$495,877.76View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012Tom Peder Herman AdamsDirectorSell21,100$12.21$257,631.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Tom Peder Herman AdamsDirectorSell21,100$12.51$263,961.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2012Judy VersesInsiderSell1,747$12.49$21,820.03View SEC Filing  
8/30/2012Patrick W GrossDirectorBuy43,501$11.49$499,826.49View SEC Filing  
8/30/2012Stephen M SwadCEOBuy10,000$11.49$114,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
Latest Headlines for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
DateHeadline logoWhy Rosetta (RST) Could Shock the Market Soon - May 23 at 7:00 PM logoRosetta Stone (RST) Presents At Needham Emerging Technology Conference - Slideshow - May 22 at 6:42 PM logoDavid Nierenberg Sells 5,771 Shares of Rosetta Stone Inc (RST) Stock - May 18 at 8:11 PM logoRosetta Stone Inc (RST) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy - May 17 at 7:28 AM logoDavid Nierenberg Sells 285,000 Shares of Rosetta Stone Inc (RST) Stock - May 15 at 7:10 PM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Rosetta Stone Inc Lowered by Analyst (RST) - May 15 at 8:06 AM logoETFs with exposure to Rosetta Stone, Inc. : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 10:56 PM logoRosetta Stone Inc. to Participate in Upcoming Investment Conference on May 17 - May 12 at 10:03 AM logoRosetta Stone Inc (RST) Rating Reiterated by Barrington Research - May 10 at 2:10 PM logoRosetta Stone's turnaround effort hits a new milestone - May 10 at 11:08 AM logoTwo Esteemed Peer-Reviewed Educational Journals Publish Studies from Lexia Learning Researchers on Using Blended Learning for Literacy Instruction - May 10 at 11:08 AM logoRosetta Stone, Inc. :RST-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 10, 2017 - May 10 at 11:08 AM logoRosetta Stone Inc (RST) Issues Earnings Results - May 9 at 5:52 PM logoRosetta Stone Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - May 9 at 10:43 AM logoRosetta Stone posts 1Q profit - May 9 at 9:21 AM logoRosetta Stone (RST) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows - May 4 at 1:15 AM logoFavorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Rosetta Stone (RST) Share Price - April 30 at 5:45 PM logoRosetta Stone (RST) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 28 at 12:56 AM logoSOURCENEXT Acquires Rosetta Stone's Japan Operations to Bring New Language Learning Products to Worldwide Markets - April 26 at 5:35 PM logoRosetta Stone to Report First Quarter Results and Host 2017 Investor Day on May 9 - April 25 at 6:41 PM logoStudents with High-Functioning Autism Make Great Strides in World Language Education Using Rosetta Stone - April 25 at 10:05 AM logoRosetta Stone (RST) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds - April 24 at 7:44 PM logoRosetta Stone Catalyst Receives Silver Edison Award for its Business Language-Learning Program - April 24 at 11:44 AM logoRosetta Stone (RST) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds - April 17 at 7:25 PM logoRosetta Stone Wins Best Educational App Award - April 17 at 6:39 PM logoRosetta Stone (RST) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.16 - April 14 at 10:23 PM logoLexia Learning Releases White Paper on Using Educational Technology to Foster a Growth Mindset In Students - April 7 at 12:24 PM logoRosetta Stone (RST) Looks Good: Stock Adds 5.3% in Session - April 7 at 12:24 PM logo Rosetta Stone Inc (RST) Receives Average Rating of "Strong Buy" from Analysts - April 4 at 10:28 PM logoWith a Spanish-Speaking Population of More Than Forty Percent, Houston’s Varnett Public School Uses Technology to Assist Students with English Language Learning - April 3 at 7:12 PM logoEmployee Language Proficiency Helps Global Businesses Compete, Says New Joint Study by Forbes Insights and Rosetta Stone - March 30 at 7:52 PM logoUtah State Evaluation Report Validates Literacy Gains For Students ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) - March 23 at 8:06 PM logoUtah State Evaluation Report Validates Literacy Gains For Students Using Lexia Reading Core5 - March 23 at 8:06 PM logoRosetta Stone's (RST) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Barrington Research - March 22 at 7:44 AM logoRosetta Stone Inc (RST) Director Laurence Franklin Sells 3,000 Shares - March 21 at 8:01 PM logoRosetta Stone to Host 2017 Investor Day on May 9 - March 20 at 5:42 PM logoROSETTA STONE INC Financials - March 18 at 6:52 PM logoEncouraging Results From Rosetta Stone Strengthen Bullish Case - Seeking Alpha - March 18 at 12:43 AM logoEncouraging Results From Rosetta Stone Strengthen Bullish Case ... - Seeking Alpha - March 18 at 12:43 AM logoLexia Learning Releases White Paper on Choosing Educational Technology That Helps, Rather than Hinders, Students’ Intrinsic Motivation - March 16 at 8:28 PM logoRosetta Stone's (RST) CEO John Haas on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - March 15 at 7:52 PM logoRosetta Stone is still losing money. But a new deal with Univision is part of a plan to change that. - March 15 at 7:52 PM logoRosetta Stone Inc (RST) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.37 EPS - March 15 at 10:10 AM logoEdited Transcript of RST earnings conference call or presentation 14-Mar-17 9:00pm GMT - March 15 at 8:54 AM logoNewly Upgraded Rosetta Stone Language Offering Provides Even More Features and User Benefits - March 15 at 8:54 AM logoRosetta Stone (RST), SOURCENEXT Enter Strategic Partnership in Japan - March 15 at 12:07 AM logoRosetta Stone Inc. (RST) Is Climbing After Q4 Loss Narrows - March 14 at 7:06 PM logoRosetta Stone Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results - March 14 at 7:06 PM logoROSETTA STONE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibit - March 14 at 7:06 PM logo4:19 pm Rosetta Stone beats by $0.37, beats on revs - March 14 at 7:06 PM



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