News coverage about Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Rosetta Stone earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the software maker an impact score of 48.250302924086 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Rosetta Stone (NYSE RST) opened at 9.24 on Friday. The stock’s market capitalization is $205.91 million. Rosetta Stone has a one year low of $6.80 and a one year high of $12.40. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $10.08 and a 200 day moving average price of $10.12.

Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The software maker reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.25) by $0.20. Rosetta Stone had a negative return on equity of 926.26% and a negative net margin of 6.06%. The company had revenue of $45.91 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $42.23 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.41) EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Rosetta Stone will post ($0.57) EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts recently commented on the company. ValuEngine upgraded Rosetta Stone from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Rosetta Stone from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Barrington Research reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $15.00 price target (up from $12.00) on shares of Rosetta Stone in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th.

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In other news, Director David Nierenberg sold 13,543 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.01, for a total value of $162,651.43. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider M. Sean Hartford sold 4,050 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.91, for a total value of $48,235.50. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 18,348 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $218,524.68. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 74,898 shares of company stock valued at $900,723 in the last quarter. Insiders own 13.00% of the company’s stock.

Rosetta Stone Company Profile

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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