Titanium Metals (NYSE: TIE) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Aug. 3. 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 Titanium Metals' revenues will grow 6.3% and EPS will shrink -11.1%.

The average estimate for revenue is $289.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.16.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Titanium Metals logged revenue of $276.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $252.0 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, EPS came in at $0.15. GAAP EPS of $0.15 for Q1 were 6.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.16 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 21.1%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.2%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.3%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.20 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.69.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 2,633 members out of 2,725 rating the stock outperform, and 92 members rating it underperform. Among 587 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 575 give Titanium Metals a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Titanium Metals is outperform, with an average price target of $17.17.

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