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: $210.81 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 22,285,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.72
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.48
  • 52 Week Range: $6.80 - $12.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -31.73
  • P/E Growth: -1.68
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $193.97 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.09
  • Book Value: N/A
  • Price / Book: N/A
  • EBITDA: $2.56 million
  • Net Margins: -6.06%
  • Return on Equity: -926.26%
  • Return on Assets: -4.89%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -39.40%
  • Current Ratio: 0.58%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.54%
  • Average Volume: 70,145 shs.
  • Beta: 0.79
  • Short Ratio: 3.89

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 (NYSE:RST) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.25) by $0.20. The business earned $45.91 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $42.23 million. Rosetta Stone had a negative return on equity of 926.26% and a negative net margin of 6.06%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.41) earnings per share. View Rosetta Stone's Earnings History.

When will Rosetta Stone make its next earnings announcement?

Rosetta Stone is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Rosetta Stone.

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

1 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Rosetta Stone's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Rosetta Stone's stock price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Rosetta Stone.

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
  • Nicholas C. Gaehde, President - Lexia Learning
  • Mathew N. Hulett, President - Language
  • Sonia Galindo, General Counsel and Secretary
  • David Nierenberg J.D., Director
  • Steven P. Yankovich, Director
  • Laurence Franklin, Independent Director
  • Caroline J. Tsay, Independent Director

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 $9.52.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Rosetta Stone (NYSE RST)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  89 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  108 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  197
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) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (57.56% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
Price Target History for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
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 10/22/2015 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
11/2/2017($0.25)N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017($0.25)($0.05)$42.23 million$45.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: ($0.99)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.18)($0.18)($0.18)
Q2 20171($0.25)($0.25)($0.25)
Q3 20171($0.25)($0.25)($0.25)
Q4 20171($0.31)($0.31)($0.31)
(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: 73.01%
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
9/15/2017Osmium Partners, LlcMajor ShareholderSell105,000$9.10$955,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017David NierenbergDirectorSell13,543$12.01$162,651.43View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017M. Sean HartfordInsiderSell4,050$11.91$48,235.50View SEC Filing  
6/5/2017David NierenbergDirectorSell56,798$12.04$683,847.92View SEC Filing  
5/31/2017M. Sean HartfordInsiderSell507$11.81$5,987.67View SEC Filing  
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)


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