Sun Hydraulics (Nasdaq: SNHY) is expected to report Q2 earnings around 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 Sun Hydraulics' revenue will grow 2.2%.

The average estimate for revenue is $56.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.41.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Sun Hydraulics chalked up revenue of $55.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $50.7 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, EPS came in at $0.41. GAAP EPS of $0.41 for Q1 were 7.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.38 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 40.2%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 27.6%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 19.2%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $217.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.62.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,303 members out of 1,319 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 341 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 339 give Sun Hydraulics 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 Sun Hydraulics is hold, with an average price target of $30.00.

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