Changyou.com (Nasdaq: CYOU) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 6. 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 Changyou.com's revenue will increase 35.8% and EPS will grow 7.7%.

The average estimate for revenue is $142.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.12.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Changyou.com logged revenue of $136.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 30% higher than the prior-year quarter's $104.9 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 $1.24. GAAP EPS of $1.22 for Q1 were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.10 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 84.4%, 380 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 58.4%, 510 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 47.7%, 800 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $582.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $4.71.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 176 members out of 206 rating the stock outperform, and 30 members rating it underperform. Among 34 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 19 give Changyou.com a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Changyou.com is outperform, with an average price target of $36.82.

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