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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 9.71
RST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 1781 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. RST: 9.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.63  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 9.71
Equity to Asset 0.17
RST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 1579 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. RST: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.17
0.17
0.74
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -0.47
M-Score: -4.01
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -26.81
RST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. RST: -26.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -30.11  Med: 1.53 Max: 13.15
Current: -26.81
-30.11
13.15
Net-margin (%) -25.93
RST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. RST: -25.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -28.15  Med: -4.43 Max: 6.63
Current: -25.93
-28.15
6.63
ROE (%) -100.00
RST's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. RST: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -75.72  Med: -1.76 Max: 19.54
Current: -100
-75.72
19.54
ROA (%) -25.40
RST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. RST: -25.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -25.45  Med: -0.50 Max: 11.15
Current: -25.4
-25.45
11.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -284.06
RST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1761 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.35 vs. RST: -284.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -371.54  Med: 19.47 Max: 193.46
Current: -284.06
-371.54
193.46
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.60
RST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. RST: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.5  Med: 0.50 Max: 13.7
Current: -1.6
-39.5
13.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 49.50
RST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. RST: 49.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -28.35 Max: 49.5
Current: 49.5
0
49.5
» RST's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

RST Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Rogers 4,030,004 sh (+6.01%)
David Nierenberg 1,689,887 sh (unchged)
David Nierenberg 1,689,887 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 983,500 sh (-7.33%)
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Q4 2014

RST Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Rogers 3,849,669 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 973,500 sh (-1.02%)
John Rogers 3,849,669 sh (-4.47%)
David Nierenberg 1,513,795 sh (-10.42%)
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Q1 2015

RST Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Rogers 4,255,507 sh (+10.54%)
Jim Simons 1,072,900 sh (+10.21%)
David Nierenberg 1,513,795 sh (unchged)
David Nierenberg 1,513,795 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2015

RST Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 1,412,234 sh (+31.63%)
David Nierenberg 1,513,795 sh (unchged)
David Nierenberg 1,513,795 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 4,218,914 sh (-0.86%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 4.04
RST's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. RST: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.25 Max: 4.97
Current: 4.04
0.85
4.97
P/S 0.59
RST's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. RST: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.48
Current: 0.59
0.53
2.48
Current Ratio 0.71
RST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. RST: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.86 Max: 2.71
Current: 0.71
0.71
2.71
Quick Ratio 0.65
RST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. RST: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.80 Max: 2.52
Current: 0.65
0.65
2.52
Days Inventory 54.24
RST's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
75% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.89 vs. RST: 54.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RST' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 34.06  Med: 54.31 Max: 88.5
Current: 54.24
34.06
88.5
Days Sales Outstanding 62.65
RST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.32 vs. RST: 62.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RST' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 31.5  Med: 67.24 Max: 106.99
Current: 62.65
31.5
106.99

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.59
RST's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. RST: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
RST' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.59
1.05
1.82
Price/Median PS Value 0.58
RST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. RST: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.17
Current: 0.58
0.58
2.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -57.10
RST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. RST: -57.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 6.25 Max: 14.1
Current: -57.1
0.4
14.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 219 218
EPS($) -2.40 -1.31
EPS without NRI($) -2.40 -1.31

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:RS8.Germany,
Rosetta Stone Inc is a corporation incorporated in Delaware in 2005. The Company offers courses in 30 languages across a range of formats, including online subscriptions, digital downloads, mobile apps, and CD packages. It provides intuitive, learning programs that are available online and via digital download or CD. It offers mobile apps for both tablet and smartphone use to enable learners to continue their lessons on the go. The Rosetta Stone Kids products provide technology-based learning solutions for children's that aims at early childhood language and literacy. It also offers technology-based learning products for schools, businesses and organizations. It markets its products through various channels like direct to consumer, through retailers, home school, educational institutions etc. It competes with EF Englishtown, Global English, Wall Street Institute, Inlingua, Imagine Learning. The Company has six U.S. patents and eight foreign patents. The Company is subject to regulations and laws directly applicable to providers of online services.
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