SodaStream International (NAS: SODA) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 7. 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 SodaStream International's revenues will expand 34.3% and EPS will increase 48.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $105.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.74.


Revenue details
Last quarter, SodaStream International logged revenue of $105.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 33% higher than the prior-year quarter's $77.3 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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.53. GAAP EPS of $0.45 for Q2 were 29% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.35 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 54.4%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.5%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.2%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $413.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.34.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 505 members out of 615 rating the stock outperform, and 110 members rating it underperform. Among 138 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 106 give SodaStream International a green thumbs-up, and 32 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on SodaStream International is outperform, with an average price target of $51.50.

The article What Does Wall Street See for SodaStream International's Q3? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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