Blackbaud (Nasdaq: BLKB) 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 Blackbaud's revenues will increase 12.0% and EPS will drop -18.5%.

The average estimate for revenue is $104.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.22.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Blackbaud chalked up revenue of $94.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $86.6 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 $0.17. GAAP EPS of $0.06 for Q1 were 65% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.17 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 56.6%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.2%, 530 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.9%, 550 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $428.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.10.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 92 members out of 105 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 34 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 30 give Blackbaud a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Blackbaud is outperform, with an average price target of $33.00.

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