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Rosetta Stone provides technology-based language learning solutions, including software, online services, and audio practice tools. The Company 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.
TypePublic
Founded1992
HQArlington, US
Websiterosettastone.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Culture scoreB-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)723(+4%)
Job Openings131
Revenue (FY, 2019)$182.7 M(+6%)
Share Price (May 2020)$18

Key People/Management at Rosetta Stone

John Hass

John Hass

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board of Directors
Matthew Hulett

Matthew Hulett

President, Language
Nick Gaehde

Nick Gaehde

President of Lexia Learning
Thomas Pierno

Thomas Pierno

Chief Financial Officer
Liz Brooke

Liz Brooke

Chief Learning Officer
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Rosetta Stone Office Locations

Rosetta Stone has offices in Arlington, Ann Arbor, Atlanta, Augusta and in 71 other locations
Arlington, US (HQ)
1621 N Kent St #1200
Ann Arbor, US
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Augusta, US
Augusta, GA, USA
Austin, US
Austin, TX, USA
Baltimore, US
Baltimore, MD, USA
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Rosetta Stone Financials and Metrics

Rosetta Stone Revenue

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Rosetta Stone's revenue was reported to be $182.70 m in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

47.2m

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

36.1m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

76.5%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

(6.2m)

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

(5.8m)

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

441.1m

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

18.0

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

35.1m

EV

411.3m
Rosetta Stone's current market capitalization is $441.1 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

268.4m273.2m264.6m261.9m217.7m194.1m184.6m173.6m182.7m

Revenue growth, %

(1%)(17%)(11%)(5%)(6%)

Cost of goods sold

49.1m48.9m45.7m53.1m38.5m34.3m33.6m35.9m37.3m

Gross profit

219.3m224.3m218.9m208.8m179.1m159.8m151.0m137.7m145.4m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

66.7m64.2m69.4m60.8m64.3m63.9m62.1m60.9m60.8m57.3m64.5m58.4m51.4m49.8m48.0m45.7m48.7m47.7m45.9m46.2m42.8m86.3m42.8m44.6m45.9m45.5m47.2m

Cost of goods sold

11.5m11.3m13.5m11.3m11.2m10.3m10.2m10.7m12.2m12.0m13.0m11.3m9.0m8.7m8.0m8.0m8.4m8.1m7.6m9.4m9.4m17.4m8.8m8.4m8.9m9.4m11.1m

Gross profit

55.2m52.9m56.0m49.5m53.1m53.7m51.9m50.1m48.6m45.4m51.5m47.1m42.4m41.1m40.0m37.8m40.3m39.6m38.3m36.8m33.4m68.9m34.0m36.2m37.1m36.0m36.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

83%82%81%81%83%84%84%82%80%79%80%81%82%83%83%83%83%83%83%80%78%80%79%81%81%79%76%
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

106.5m148.2m98.8m64.7m47.8m36.2m43.0m38.1m43.0m

Accounts Receivable

52.0m49.9m60.3m64.7m47.3m31.8m24.5m22.0m22.9m

Prepaid Expenses

7.1m5.2m12.3m4.0m4.2m

Inventories

6.7m6.6m6.6m6.5m7.3m6.8m3.5m933.0k1.5m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

106.8m103.1m112.1m118.8m126.0m139.3m132.1m113.1m56.0m46.8m49.4m45.9m29.8m34.4m43.0m29.7m32.2m39.7m26.4m40.1m39.2m20.9m31.8m28.3m20.8m36.2m35.1m

Accounts Receivable

40.0m35.2m34.3m35.1m39.7m38.8m41.7m46.3m44.9m49.6m61.2m50.9m43.5m47.5m29.8m35.1m38.1m21.1m28.0m29.8m13.7m23.3m32.6m13.7m25.7m33.1m15.4m

Prepaid Expenses

7.2m6.4m6.6m6.4m6.3m7.7m7.8m10.4m13.3m4.6m4.9m5.1m4.8m4.9m3.9m

Inventories

9.7m8.5m7.4m6.2m6.8m7.3m5.9m7.0m8.4m7.6m6.5m8.4m7.6m7.7m7.2m8.0m8.0m6.4m5.9m4.2m2.1m2.1m1.7m1.8m1.7m1.5m1.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(20.0m)(35.8m)(16.1m)(73.7m)(46.8m)(27.5m)(1.5m)(21.5m)(13.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

8.7m8.1m9.6m13.9m13.7m13.3m12.0m14.6m15.2m

Inventories

3.2m185.0k(108.0k)341.0k(1.3m)538.0k3.3m2.6m(611.0k)

Accounts Payable

(447.0k)(1.2m)3.7m8.4m(8.6m)(74.0k)(1.8m)4.0k(1.4m)
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

(13.8m)(15.0m)(1.9m)(6.4m)(39.8m)(4.7m)(8.3m)(12.3m)(20.2m)(36.0m)(52.2m)(19.9m)(28.1m)(35.4m)(7.5m)(16.5m)(21.9m)454.0k(681.0k)(3.9m)(6.4m)(10.6m)(17.0m)(544.0k)(3.4m)(6.3m)(6.2m)

Depreciation and Amortization

4.3m6.4m2.4m4.5m6.2m2.4m4.6m7.0m3.4m6.9m10.2m3.4m6.7m10.2m3.4m6.6m9.8m3.1m6.1m9.1m3.6m7.1m10.9m3.5m7.0m10.9m4.4m

Inventories

240.0k1.4m(709.0k)480.0k1.0k(746.0k)552.0k(506.0k)(1.0m)(347.0k)648.0k(2.0m)(1.2m)(1.6m)116.0k(622.0k)(723.0k)361.0k932.0k2.6m1.5m1.4m1.9m(829.0k)(718.0k)(589.0k)168.0k

Accounts Payable

2.8m738.0k(587.0k)(2.9m)(377.0k)(209.0k)2.9m961.0k512.0k(680.0k)885.0k(4.4m)(10.7m)(8.9m)569.0k(1.6m)(923.0k)(1.7m)(1.3m)(2.1m)(58.0k)1.6m(36.0k)(1.6m)(466.0k)(162.0k)(685.0k)
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

-70.5 x

EV/CFO

-118.1 x

Financial Leverage

-9.6 x
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Rosetta Stone Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Bookings

$37.51 m$45.82 m$61.32 m$32.72 m$54.48 m$62.55 m

Patents (Foreign)

14 14 20

Patents (US)

9 10 10

Products Sold

450 k
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Rosetta Stone Revenue Breakdown

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Rosetta Stone revenue breakdown by business segment: 35.4% from Enterprise & Education Language, 23.6% from Literacy and 41.0% from Consumer

Rosetta Stone Online and Social Media Presence

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Rosetta Stone Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    82/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    69/100

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Rosetta Stone News and Updates

Rosetta Stone Announces Free Language Subscriptions for Students Worldwide

Arlington, VA, March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to school closures affecting more than 800 million children worldwide, Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) today announced that it will give three months of free language learning to all elementary, middle and high school students worldwide…

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Rosetta Stone Unveils New Enterprise Language Training Solution for Companies Worldwide

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Rosetta Stone Appoints Marketing and Communications Veteran Aedhmar Hynes to Board of Directors

Arlington, VA, Aug. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE:RST), a world leader in technology-based learning solutions, today announced that Aedhmar Hynes has been elected to its Board of Directors. 

Rosetta Stone Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results

Company delivers year-over-year revenue growth for the second consecutive quarter since 2014, driven by 19% growth from Lexia and 6% growth from Consumer Language
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Rosetta Stone Blogs

A Guide to Finding Peace and Quiet This Mother’s Day

One thing that is on every mom’s wish list these days is a commodity that’s hard to come by: peace and quiet. While it’s a relief to have the family home safe and healthy, many parents are wearing lots of... The post A Guide to Finding Peace and Quiet This Mother’s Day appeared first on Rosetta Ston…

Rosetta Stone Inc. Reports First Quarter 2020 Results

Rosetta Stone Inc. Reports First Quarter 2020 Results Content Import Wed, 05/06/2020 - 16:17 Rosetta Stone Inc. Reports First Quarter 2020 Results May 6, 2020 at 4:16 PM EDT This release is a backfill from a News Wire Earnings Literac…

Rosetta Stone Launches its New Emergent Bilingual Educators of the Year Award Program, Giving Schools a Chance to Prizes Valued at Nearly $100,000

Rosetta Stone Launches its New Emergent Bilingual Educators of the Year Award Program, Giving Schools a Chance to Prizes Valued at Nearly $100,000 Content Import Wed, 05/06/2020 - 09:01 Rosetta Stone Launches its New Emergent Bilingual Educators of the Year Award Program, Giving Schools …

3 Steps to Finding Instagram Accounts to Follow in Another Language

I’m not going to lie, I spend way too much time on Instagram. The first thing I do when I wake up in the morning is go for my phone. And while I’m trying to help end my Instagram addiction,... The post 3 Steps to Finding Instagram Accounts to Follow in Another Language appeared first on Rosetta Ston…

Learn by Listening to Today’s Top 25 Foreign Language Songs

Something I found pretty crazy when I traveled around the world was that no matter if I was in Vietnam or Greece or Peru, I would always hear English music on the radio. I would still hear a lot of... The post Learn by Listening to Today’s Top 25 Foreign Language Songs appeared first on Rosetta Ston…

Everything You Need to Know About May 1st in France

May 1st wears a few different hats in France. You might hear it referred to as la Fête du Travail, laFête du Muguet, or just simply le 1er Mai.  La Fête du Travail, or Labor Day, is a public holiday... The post Everything You Need to Know About May 1st in France appeared first on Rosetta Stone.
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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 John Hass, Matthew Hulett and Nick Gaehde.

  • How many employees does Rosetta Stone have?

    Rosetta Stone has 723 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 $252.7 k.

  • Who are Rosetta Stone competitors?

    Competitors of Rosetta Stone include Newsela, Lingofor.me and Udacity.

  • 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, Ann Arbor, Atlanta, Augusta and in 71 other locations.

  • How many offices does Rosetta Stone have?

    Rosetta Stone has 79 offices.