EnerSys (NYSE: ENS) is expected to report Q1 earnings around Aug. 8. 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 EnerSys' revenues will increase 4.6% and EPS will expand 32.4%.

The average estimate for revenue is $595.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.90.

Revenue details
Last quarter, EnerSys chalked up revenue of $592.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $548.1 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 $0.98. GAAP EPS of $0.95 for Q4 were 58% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.60 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 24.5%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.5%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.7%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.41 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.52.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 389 members out of 402 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 75 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 72 give EnerSys a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on EnerSys is buy, with an average price target of $39.44.