EV Energy Partners (Nasdaq: EVEP) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 9. 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 EV Energy Partners' revenues will increase 35.4% and EPS will expand 109.1%.

The average estimate for revenue is $94.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.46.

Revenue details
Last quarter, EV Energy Partners chalked up revenue of $77.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 27% higher than the prior-year quarter's $61.0 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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.62. GAAP EPS were $0.69 for Q1 versus -$1.14 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 58.2%, 730 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 51.9%, 9,890 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 36.8%, 9,250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $381.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.95.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 409 members out of 423 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 121 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 119 give EV Energy Partners a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on EV Energy Partners is buy, with an average price target of $94.33.