Exterran Partners (Nasdaq: EXLP) 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 Exterran Partners' revenues will grow 33.4% and EPS will shrink -328.6%.

The average estimate for revenue is $95.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.16.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Exterran Partners recorded revenue of $88.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 29% higher than the prior-year quarter's $68.7 million.

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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 $0.11. GAAP EPS were $0.09 for Q1 versus -$0.01 per share for the prior-year quarter.

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 50.3%, 420 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.5%, 290 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.1%, 480 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $382.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.59.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 143 members out of 149 rating the stock outperform, and six members rating it underperform. Among 59 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 58 give Exterran Partners a green thumbs-up, and one gives it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Exterran Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $27.90.

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