Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone is a company that provides technology-based language learning solutions, including software, online services, and audio practice tools. It develops, markets, and supports a suite of language-learning, literacy, and brain fitness solutions consisting of web-based software subscriptions, perpetual software products, online and professional services, audio practice products, and mobile applications.

Employee Rating

3.9More
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyCambium Learning
HQArlington, VA, US
Founded1992
Websiterosettastone.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Rosetta Stone was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA, US

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Key People/Management at Rosetta Stone

Matthew Hulett

Matthew Hulett

President, Language
Thomas Pierno

Thomas Pierno

Chief Financial Officer
Melissa Yates May

Melissa Yates May

Chief People Officer
Sean Klein

Sean Klein

General Counsel and Secretary
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Rosetta Stone Office Locations

Rosetta Stone has offices in Arlington, Harrisonburg, Seattle and London
Arlington, VA, US (HQ)
1621 N Kent St #1200
Harrisonburg, VA, US
135 W Market St
Seattle, WA, US
1011 Western Ave #1000
London, GB
55 New Oxford St
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Rosetta Stone Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1992

Investors

Rosetta Stone is a subsidiary of Cambium Learning

Rosetta Stone Revenue

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Rosetta Stone's revenue was reported to be $182.7 m in FY, 2019 which is a 5.2% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

184.6m173.6m182.7m

Revenue growth, %

(5%)(6%)5%

Cost of goods sold

33.6m35.9m37.3m

Gross profit

151.0m137.7m145.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

42.8m43.5m42.8m44.6m45.9m45.5m47.2m49.2m

Cost of goods sold

9.4m7.9m8.8m8.4m8.9m9.4m11.1m11.4m

Gross profit

33.4m35.6m34.0m36.2m37.1m36.0m36.1m37.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

78%82%79%81%81%79%76%77%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

43.0m38.1m43.0m

Accounts Receivable

24.5m22.0m22.9m

Inventories

3.5m933.0k1.5m

Current Assets

90.1m76.7m83.3m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

39.2m20.9m31.8m28.3m20.8m36.2m35.1m31.3m

Accounts Receivable

13.7m23.3m32.6m13.7m25.7m33.1m15.4m27.0m

Inventories

2.1m2.1m1.7m1.8m1.7m1.5m1.4m1.3m

Current Assets

69.4m60.2m81.4m59.2m63.0m87.7m66.1m74.3m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(1.5m)(21.5m)(13.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

12.0m14.6m15.2m

Inventories

3.3m2.6m(611.0k)

Accounts Payable

(1.8m)4.0k(1.4m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Net Income

(6.4m)(10.6m)(17.0m)(544.0k)(3.4m)(6.3m)(6.2m)(9.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

3.6m7.1m10.9m3.5m7.0m10.9m4.4m8.8m

Inventories

1.5m1.4m1.9m(829.0k)(718.0k)(589.0k)168.0k275.0k

Accounts Payable

(58.0k)1.6m(36.0k)(1.6m)(466.0k)(162.0k)(685.0k)(2.8m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

263.3k

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Financial Leverage

80.4 x
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Rosetta Stone Operating Metrics

Q4, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q4, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Bookings (Consumer Language)

$18.6 m$67.6 m$15.2 m$14.6 m$16.1 m$17.2 m$63.1 m$15.8 m$15.1 m$16.3 m$19.7 m$66.4 m$22.6 m

Gross Bookings

$81.5 m$45.5 m$33.6 m$59.3 m

Subscribers (Counsumer Language)

370 k395 k417 k447 k487 k516 k533 k539 k552 k
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Rosetta Stone Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Vivity LabsDecember 19, 2013
Tell Me MoreDecember 11, 2013
Lexia Learning SystemsJuly 25, 2013$22.5 m
LivemochaApril 02, 2013$8.5 m
GoGoLingoApril 25, 2012
Auralog Software Development (Beijing) Company Ltd.
Auralog Studios SARL
Lexia Learning Systems LLC
Rosetta (Shanghai) Software Trading Co., Ltd.
Rosetta Stone Brazil Holdings LLC
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Rosetta Stone Revenue Breakdown

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Rosetta Stone revenue breakdown by business segment: 34.3% from Literacy and 65.7% from Language

Rosetta Stone revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 89.8% from United States and 10.2% from International

Rosetta Stone Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

78/100

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Rosetta Stone Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Rosetta Stone Online and Social Media Presence

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Rosetta Stone Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    74/100

  • Compensation

    C

    63/100

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Rosetta Stone Blogs

The Many Meaning of the Word Prego in Italian

Reading Time: 4 minutes Who didn’t have an old aunt or a grandmother who used to carry around one of those big bags filled with everything the world could contain? Or at least so we thought when we were kids. One of those Mary Poppins’ purses that could materialize anything from a handkerchief to a…

What is Arabizi? Here’s a Quick Guide to Help You Understand the Arabic Chat Alphabet

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have any Arab friends on social media, you may have noticed that when writing in Arabic they often mix numbers in the middle of their words. The post What is Arabizi? Here’s a Quick Guide to Help You Understand the Arabic Chat Alphabet appeared first on Rosetta Stone.

Learn The Meanings of Wallah, Yallah, and Other Super Addictive Arabic Words

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you hang out with Arabic-speakers, you’ve definitely heard the word Wallah before. It’s very common, and once you know it you’ll find plenty of ways to use it! So what is the meaning of Wallah? One of my absolute favorite parts about learning a language is finding those c…

The Meaning of Khalas and 7 More Must-Know Arabic Slang Words

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’ve traveled to an Arabic speaking country, I’m sure you’ve heard the word khalas at least a few times. Same goes for akeed. Most learners rush to tackle the most formal aspects of the language—paying little to no attention to Arabic slang. While becoming familiar with…

How Race Shapes (& Reshapes) Solo Travel

Reading Time: 4 minutes As someone who identifies as both Indian and American, I’ve always been aware of the color of my skin. I’ve firsthand experienced the dichotomy between these two starkly different cultures my entire life. I’ve watched them collide headfirst, struggling to produce a cohesive …

5 Reasons to Stay in a Hostel While Traveling Solo

Reading Time: 5 minutes My solo trip to the Philippines was probably one of the best trips of my life, even though it wasn’t without its bumps and challenges. I chose to stay in a hostel for all ten days of my trip and each stay was in a shared room. I’ve stayed in somewhere close to 30 hostels dur…
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Rosetta Stone Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rosetta Stone founded?

    Rosetta Stone was founded in 1992.

  • Who are Rosetta Stone key executives?

    Rosetta Stone's key executives are Matthew Hulett, Thomas Pierno and Melissa Yates May.

  • How many employees does Rosetta Stone have?

    Rosetta Stone has 746 employees.

  • What is Rosetta Stone revenue?

    Latest Rosetta Stone annual revenue is $182.7 m.

  • What is Rosetta Stone revenue per employee?

    Latest Rosetta Stone revenue per employee is $244.9 k.

  • Who are Rosetta Stone competitors?

    Competitors of Rosetta Stone include Imagine Learning, Savvas Learning and Open English.

  • Where is Rosetta Stone headquarters?

    Rosetta Stone headquarters is located at 1621 N Kent St #1200, Arlington.

  • Where are Rosetta Stone offices?

    Rosetta Stone has offices in Arlington, Harrisonburg, Seattle and London.

  • How many offices does Rosetta Stone have?

    Rosetta Stone has 4 offices.