Rosetta Stone (RST) Major Shareholder Osmium Partners, Llc Sells 105,000 Shares
Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST) major shareholder Osmium Partners, Llc sold 105,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.10, for a total value of $955,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Major shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.
Shares of Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST) traded down 0.22% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $9.20. 279,879 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company’s market cap is $205.02 million. Rosetta Stone has a 52 week low of $6.80 and a 52 week high of $12.40. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $9.54 and a 200 day moving average of $10.27.
Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The software maker reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.25) by $0.20. The company had revenue of $45.91 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $42.23 million. Rosetta Stone had a negative net margin of 6.06% and a negative return on equity of 926.26%. Rosetta Stone’s revenue was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.41) earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Rosetta Stone will post ($0.57) EPS for the current year.
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RST has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Rosetta Stone from a “strong-buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Rosetta Stone from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd.
Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of RST. American International Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Rosetta Stone by 7.1% during the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 11,891 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $116,000 after purchasing an additional 792 shares during the period. Citadel Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Rosetta Stone by 177.5% during the second quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 11,632 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $125,000 after purchasing an additional 26,632 shares during the period. GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new position in shares of Rosetta Stone during the second quarter worth $127,000. AXA acquired a new position in shares of Rosetta Stone during the second quarter worth $141,000. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. acquired a new position in shares of Rosetta Stone during the second quarter worth $146,000. Institutional investors own 73.01% of the company’s stock.
About Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Inc (Rosetta Stone) offers personalized language and reading programs. The Company’s solutions are used by schools, businesses, government organizations and individuals around the world. Its segments include Enterprise & Education, which derives revenues from sales to educational institutions, corporations and government agencies worldwide, and Consumer, which derives revenue from sales to individuals and retail partners.
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