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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 14.14
RST's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. RST: 14.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
RST' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 208.93 Max: No Debt
Current: 14.14
Equity-to-Asset -0.01
RST's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. RST: -0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
RST' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.01  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.69
Current: -0.01
-0.01
0.69
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: -0.44
Beneish 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
vs
history
Operating Margin % -13.87
RST's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. RST: -13.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
RST' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.11  Med: -4.45 Max: 13.15
Current: -13.87
-30.11
13.15
Net Margin % -14.19
RST's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. RST: -14.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
RST' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.15  Med: -6.71 Max: 6.63
Current: -14.19
-28.15
6.63
ROE % -308.48
RST's ROE % is ranked lower than
97% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. RST: -308.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
RST' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -308.48  Med: -11.4 Max: 19.54
Current: -308.48
-308.48
19.54
ROA % -13.41
RST's ROA % is ranked lower than
78% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. RST: -13.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
RST' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.46  Med: -6.38 Max: 11.15
Current: -13.41
-25.46
11.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -102.14
RST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. RST: -102.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
RST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -371.54  Med: -64.67 Max: 193.46
Current: -102.14
-371.54
193.46
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -10.40
RST's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. RST: -10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
RST' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.5  Med: -0.7 Max: 13.7
Current: -10.4
-39.5
13.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 9.80
RST's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. RST: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
RST' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -3.9 Max: 51.2
Current: 9.8
0
51.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 18.60
RST's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. RST: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
RST' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.5  Med: 36.3 Max: 61.3
Current: 18.6
10.5
61.3
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

RST Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Rogers 5,186,557 sh (+25.35%)
Jim Simons 1,627,300 sh (-0.20%)
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Q2 2016

RST Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 1,749,300 sh (+7.50%)
John Rogers 5,260,321 sh (+1.42%)
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Q3 2016

RST Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,853,300 sh (+5.95%)
John Rogers 5,351,617 sh (+1.74%)
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Q4 2016

RST Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,788,700 sh (-3.49%)
John Rogers 5,005,395 sh (-6.47%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 541519    SIC: 7372
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Traded in other countries:RS8.Germany,
Rosetta Stone Inc is a provider of technology-based language learning solutions. The Company offers courses in formats, including online subscriptions, digital downloads, mobile apps, and perpetual CD packages.

Rosetta Stone develops, markets, and sells language learning solutions consisting of software, online services, and audio practice tools. The company's customers include individuals, corporations, educational institutions, armed forces, and government agencies. Rosetta Stone uses a broad distribution strategy that includes its own website and kiosks, as well as accounts with national retailers of books and software. Its products are offered in 31 different languages.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PS Ratio 1.08
RST's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. RST: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
RST' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.48
Current: 1.08
0.53
2.48
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 172.87
RST's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
96% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. RST: 172.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
RST' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.19  Med: 18.25 Max: 174.12
Current: 172.87
7.19
174.12
EV-to-EBIT -7.35
RST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.49 vs. RST: -7.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.1  Med: -4.1 Max: 216.3
Current: -7.35
-77.1
216.3
EV-to-EBITDA -16.06
RST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. RST: -16.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -667.3  Med: -3.5 Max: 125.6
Current: -16.06
-667.3
125.6
Current Ratio 0.59
RST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. RST: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.34
Current: 0.59
0.59
2.34
Quick Ratio 0.54
RST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. RST: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.21
Current: 0.54
0.54
2.21
Days Inventory 79.39
RST's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
83% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. RST: 79.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.06  Med: 58.85 Max: 88.5
Current: 79.39
34.06
88.5
Days Sales Outstanding 59.78
RST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.53 vs. RST: 59.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.5  Med: 67.24 Max: 106.99
Current: 59.78
31.5
106.99
Days Payable 113.62
RST's Days Payable is ranked higher than
83% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 40.56 vs. RST: 113.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.53  Med: 76.61 Max: 134.49
Current: 113.62
17.53
134.49

Buy Back

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industry
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history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.10
RST's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. RST: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
RST' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.1
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.30
RST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. RST: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: -1.1 Max: -0.2
Current: -1.3
-2.4
-0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.14
RST's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. RST: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
RST' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.14
0.61
1.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -13.57
RST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
86% of the 1899 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. RST: -13.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
RST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.41  Med: 6.3 Max: 14.2
Current: -13.57
-14.41
14.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $194.1
EPS (TTM) $ -1.25
Beta0.50
Short Percentage of Float3.44%
52-Week Range $6.51 - 9.87
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.16

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.64
EPS without NRI ($) -0.64
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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