Douglas Dynamics (NYSE: PLOW) 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 Douglas Dynamics' revenue will wane 17.6% and EPS will contract 32.7%.

The average estimate for revenue is $58.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.33.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Douglas Dynamics notched revenue of $8.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 64% lower than the prior-year quarter's $23.5 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 -$0.19. GAAP EPS were -$0.20 for Q1 against -$0.04 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 21.3%, 1,730 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -48.0%, 5,590 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -49.9%, 4,650 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $169.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.59.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 43 members out of 46 rating the stock outperform, and three members rating it underperform. Among 11 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), all 11 give Douglas Dynamics a green thumbs-up.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Douglas Dynamics is outperform, with an average price target of $16.50.

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