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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 17.25
RST's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 2645 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. RST: 17.25 )
RST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.63   Max: No Debt
Current: 17.25

Equity to Asset 0.22
RST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 2564 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. RST: 0.22 )
RST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.22

0.22
0.69
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.17
M-Score: -3.56
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -30.11
RST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 2614 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.77 vs. RST: -30.11 )
RST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -30.11   Max: 13.15
Current: -30.11

-30.11
13.15
Net-margin (%) -28.15
RST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 2614 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. RST: -28.15 )
RST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -28.15   Max: 6.63
Current: -28.15

-28.15
6.63
ROE (%) -75.14
RST's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 2551 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. RST: -75.14 )
RST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -75.72   Max: 19.54
Current: -75.14

-75.72
19.54
ROA (%) -26.49
RST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 2658 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. RST: -26.49 )
RST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -25.45   Max: 11.15
Current: -26.49

-25.45
11.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -339.40
RST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 2628 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 31.00 vs. RST: -339.40 )
RST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -366.38   Max: 188.71
Current: -339.4

-366.38
188.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.60
RST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. RST: -1.60 )
RST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.5   Max: 13.7
Current: -1.6

-39.5
13.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 49.50
RST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. RST: 49.50 )
RST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 49.5
Current: 49.5

0
49.5
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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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2015

RST Guru Trades in 2015

David Nierenberg 1,513,795 sh (unchged)
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2015

RST Guru Trades in 2015

David Nierenberg 1,513,795 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 2.50
RST's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. RST: 2.50 )
RST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 4.58
Current: 2.5

0.85
4.58
P/S 0.60
RST's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. RST: 0.60 )
RST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.48
Current: 0.6

0.53
2.48
POCF 24.73
RST's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.50 vs. RST: 24.73 )
RST' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.19   Max: 57.46
Current: 24.73

7.19
57.46
EV-to-EBIT -1.24
RST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 45.39 vs. RST: -1.24 )
RST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -76   Max: 239.5
Current: -1.24

-76
239.5
Current Ratio 0.88
RST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 2621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. RST: 0.88 )
RST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 2.34
Current: 0.88

0.88
2.34
Quick Ratio 0.85
RST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 2621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. RST: 0.85 )
RST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 2.21
Current: 0.85

0.85
2.21
Days Inventory 48.98
RST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 369.00 vs. RST: 48.98 )
RST' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 34.06   Max: 88.5
Current: 48.98

34.06
88.5
Days Sales Outstanding 106.99
RST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 87.85 vs. RST: 106.99 )
RST' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 31.5   Max: 106.99
Current: 106.99

31.5
106.99

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.92
RST's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RST: 0.92 )
RST' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.92

0.97
1.21
Price/Median PS Value 0.58
RST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 2972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. RST: 0.58 )
RST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.67
Current: 0.58

0.57
1.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -80.60
RST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2593 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. RST: -80.60 )
RST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 14.1
Current: -80.6

0.4
14.1

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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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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