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: $215.24 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 22,285,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.49
  • 52 Week Range: $6.80 - $12.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -32.70
  • P/E Growth: -1.76
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $193.97 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.13
  • 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: 70,859 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) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.25) by $0.20. The business had revenue of $45.91 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $42.23 million. Rosetta Stone had a negative net margin of 6.06% and a negative return on equity of 926.26%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.41) EPS. 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 Monday, November, 6th 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 twelve-month price objectives for Rosetta Stone's shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate 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 $9.81.

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 (52.91% 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 10/19/2015 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
11/6/2017($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)


Headline Trends for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
Latest Headlines for Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)
DateHeadline logoRosetta Stone (RST) Appoints Jessie Woolley-Wilson to Board of Directors - October 17 at 3:26 PM logoIs Rosetta Stone Inc (RST) Thriving Or Barely Surviving In The Tech Sector? - October 17 at 6:54 AM logoReviewing Rosetta Stone (RST) & The Competition - October 17 at 4:08 AM logoReviewing Rosetta Stone (RST) and Its Competitors - October 16 at 6:28 PM logoHead to Head Contrast: Rosetta Stone (RST) vs. Its Competitors - October 16 at 4:32 AM logoNationally Renowned Educational Leaders Paul Griffin and David Rose Join Lexia Learning to Further Support District-Level Success - October 12 at 9:05 AM logoETFs with exposure to Rosetta Stone, Inc. : October 10, 2017 - October 11 at 7:16 AM logoAnalyzing Yodlee (YDLE) & Rosetta Stone (RST) - October 8 at 6:16 PM logoShould You Be Holding Rosetta Stone Inc (RST) Right Now? - October 3 at 11:52 AM logoMississippi’s Third Largest School District Uses Technology to Assist Students with World Language Program - September 27 at 9:04 AM logoRosetta Stone Recognized with Mobile UX Award for Innovative iOS Mobile App - September 22 at 5:28 PM logoRosetta Stone (RST) Major Shareholder Osmium Partners, Llc Sells 105,000 Shares - September 15 at 10:46 PM logoRosetta Stone Teams Up With Univision To Leverage Its 57 Million Viewers - September 15 at 8:25 AM logoRosetta Stone (RST) Presents At BMO Capital Markets Back to School Education Conference - Slideshow - September 15 at 8:25 AM logoLexia Learning Releases iPad App for Lexia RAPID Assessment - September 8 at 7:52 AM logoUNIVISION AND ROSETTA STONE LAUNCH ENGLISH-LANGUAGE LEARNING PROGRAM FOR HISPANIC AUDIENCE - September 7 at 8:32 AM logoUNIVISION AND ROSETTA STONE LAUNCH ENGLISH-LANGUAGE LEARNING PROGRAM FOR HISPANIC AUDIENCE - September 6 at 7:48 AM logoSchlumberger, Nathan's Famous rise; BofA, Nvidia fall - September 5 at 4:46 PM logoRosetta Stone Inc. to Present at the BMO Back to School Investor Conference on September 14 - September 1 at 8:17 AM logoHead to Head Survey: Rosetta Stone (RST) and ANSYS (ANSS) - August 28 at 10:06 PM logoReviewing PTC (PTC) and Rosetta Stone (RST) - August 26 at 4:12 AM logoETFs with exposure to Rosetta Stone, Inc. : August 23, 2017 - August 24 at 12:15 PM logoLexia Research Team Collaborates with Tufts University Researcher to Author Chapter for New Textbook Created to Give Educators Insight into Optimal EdTech Design - August 24 at 12:15 PM logoSouth Carolina’s School District of Oconee County Provides Language Learning to Younger Students - August 22 at 6:23 AM logoSouth Carolina’s School District of Oconee County Provides Language Learning to Younger Students - August 22 at 6:23 AM logoReviewing Rosetta Stone (RST) & Mobileye N.V. (MBLY) - August 21 at 6:16 AM logoMobile language app Babbel, Cambridge team up for English tests - August 16 at 3:46 PM logoRosetta Stone (NYSE:RST) Forecasted to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of ($0.25) Per Share - August 11 at 11:40 AM logo[$$] Oui! Rosetta Stone Offers 50% Upside - August 11 at 8:14 AM logoRosetta Stone, Inc. :RST-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 10, 2017 - August 11 at 8:14 AM logoRosetta Stone's (RST) CEO John Hass on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - August 9 at 7:06 AM logoInvestor Network: Rosetta Stone Inc. to Host Earnings Call - August 9 at 7:06 AM logoRosetta Stone Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 9 at 7:06 AM logoRosetta Stone Inc. Names Mathew N. Hulett President, Language - August 9 at 7:06 AM logoEdited Transcript of RST earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT - August 9 at 7:06 AM logoRosetta Stone (NYSE:RST) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.20 EPS - August 8 at 8:44 PM logoDuolingo Approaches Tech "Unicorn" Status - August 7 at 1:36 AM logoRosetta Stone (NYSE:RST) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday - August 1 at 11:06 AM logoContrasting Workday (WDAY) & Rosetta Stone (RST) - July 27 at 10:35 AM logoRosetta Stone to Report Second Quarter Financial Results on August 8 - July 26 at 6:59 AM logoEdited Transcript of RST earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-16 9:00pm GMT - July 17 at 3:33 PM logoRosetta Stone (RST) Presents At Needham Emerging Technology Conference - Slideshow - May 22 at 6:42 PM logoRosetta Stone Inc. to Participate in Upcoming Investment Conference on May 17 - May 12 at 10:03 AM logoRosetta Stone posts 1Q profit - May 9 at 9:21 AM 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 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



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