Silicon Graphics International (Nasdaq: SGI) is expected to report Q4 earnings on 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 Silicon Graphics International's revenues will wane -5.3% and EPS will shrink to a loss.

The average estimate for revenue is $185.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.43.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Silicon Graphics International logged revenue of $199.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 39% higher than the prior-year quarter's $143.7 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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.11. GAAP EPS were -$0.04 for Q3 against -$0.05 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 25.8%, 240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -0.7%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.6%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $758.7 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.21.

Investor sentiment
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Silicon Graphics International is outperform, with an average price target of $14.67.