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Last €7.55 EUR
Change Today +0.012 / 0.16%
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rosetta stone inc (RS8) Snapshot

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€7.52
Previous Close
€7.54
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€7.55
Day Low
€7.37
52 Week High
03/3/15 - €9.24
52 Week Low
10/13/14 - €5.83
Market Cap
168.1M
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rosetta stone inc (RS8) Details

Rosetta Stone Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides technology-based learning products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: North America Consumer, Rest of World Consumer, and Global Enterprise & Education. The company develops, markets, and supports a suite of language-learning and kids literacy solutions consisting of software products, Web-based software subscriptions, online and professional services, audio practice tools, digital downloads, and perpetual CD packages. It also provides brain fitness solutions to enhance memory, concentration, thinking, and problem-solving skills using brain training exercises; Rosetta Stone kids mobile applications that provide technology-based learning solutions for children that focus on early childhood language and literacy; literacy Solutions; administrator tools; and custom solutions, including curriculum development, worldwide collaboration programs, and language courses for mission-critical government programs. The company offers its courses in 30 languages under the brands Rosetta Stone, The Blue Stone Logo, Livemocha, Lexia Learning, and Lexia. Rosetta Stone Inc. sells its products and services through call centers, Websites, third party e-commerce Websites, home shopping networks, consignment distributors, select retail resellers, daily deal partners, and third-party resellers, as well as directly to individuals, educational institutions, corporations, and government agencies. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

957 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/16/15
Founded in 1992

rosetta stone inc (RS8) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $334.6K
President of Global Enterprise & Education
Total Annual Compensation: $323.2K
Adviser
Total Annual Compensation: $515.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

rosetta stone inc (RS8) Key Developments

Rosetta Stone Appoints David Nierenberg to Board of Directors

Rosetta Stone, Inc. announced that David Nierenberg, Founder and President of Nierenberg Investment Management Company (NIMCO), has been elected to Rosetta Stone's Board of Directors. A full-time, professional investor in public and private equity since 1985, Mr. Nierenberg has served on private, profit, and not-for-profit boards for over 30 years. NIMCO manages The D3 Family Funds, a family of investment partnerships seeking long term capital gain through investment in a concentrated portfolio of large block holdings in undervalued micro-cap public equities. Mr. Nierenberg currently serves as director of Electro Scientific Industries (ESIO), Kuni Automotive, Inc.

Rosetta Stone, Inc. Announces Management Changes, Effective April 1

Rosetta Stone President and CEO, Stephen Swad has resigned, effective April 1, and is stepping down from its board. Rosetta Stone Inc. announced that director A. John Hass will serve as interim president and CEO. Swad will serve as an adviser for an undisclosed period of time in order to help with the transition process. The company's board will perform a search for a permanent CEO.

Rosetta Stone, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2015; Reports Impairment Charges for the Fourth Quarter Ended December 31, 2014

Rosetta Stone, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company's total revenue was $79.258 million compared with $77.711 million a year ago. Loss from operations was $27.158 million compared with income of $2.948 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $27.590 million compared with income of $2.680 million a year ago. Net loss was $21.537 million or $1.01 per diluted share compared with $3.848 million or $0.18 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $18.728 million compared with $11.802 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $2.509 million compared with $2.526 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA in the fourth quarter was $12.7 million compared to $7.6 million a year ago. The increase was due to a $0.7 million increase in economic segment contribution, coupled with reductions in unallocated R&D expenses and G&A expenses of $1.2 million and $2.4 million, respectively, most of which was attributable to a reduction in bonus expense. For the year, the company's total revenue was $261.853 million compared with $264.645 million a year ago. Loss from operations was $78.850 million compared with $18.442 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $80.195 million compared with $18.018 million a year ago. Net loss was $73.706 million or $3.47 per diluted share compared with $16.134 million or $0.75 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $6.673 million compared with $8.068 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $9.736 million compared with $8.941 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $12.233 million against $15.693 million a year ago.   For the fiscal year 2015, the company expects consolidated adjusted EBITDA in the range of $8 million to $12 million, capital expenditures in the range of $10 million to $12 million, long-term effective tax rate of 39%. For the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, the company reported loss on impairment of goodwill was $18.134 million.

 

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