Molson Coors Brewing (NYSE: TAP) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 7. 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 Molson Coors Brewing's revenues will grow 0.2% and EPS will wane 1.6%.

The average estimate for revenue is $935.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.21.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Molson Coors Brewing booked revenue of $691.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $690.4 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 $0.47. GAAP EPS of $0.44 were the same as 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 36.5%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.4%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 11.5%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.52 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.69.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 848 members out of 883 rating the stock outperform, and 35 members rating it underperform. Among 219 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 212 give Molson Coors Brewing a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Molson Coors Brewing is hold, with an average price target of $46.50.

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