Hawaiian Electric Industries (NYS: HE) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 2. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Hawaiian Electric Industries' revenues will grow 1.2% and EPS will expand 25.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $803.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.35.


Revenue details
Last quarter, Hawaiian Electric Industries logged revenue of $814.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $710.6 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.40. GAAP EPS of $0.40 for Q1 were 33% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 9.8%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.3%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.7%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.28 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.62.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 156 members out of 180 rating the stock outperform, and 24 members rating it underperform. Among 47 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 44 give Hawaiian Electric Industries a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Hawaiian Electric Industries is underperform, with an average price target of $25.21.

The article Hawaiian Electric Industries Earnings Up Next originally appeared on Fool.com.

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