Demand Media (NYSE: DMD) 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 Demand Media's revenues will increase 12.0% and EPS will increase 16.7%.

The average estimate for revenue is $89.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.07.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Demand Media booked revenue of $86.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $79.5 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 $0.07. GAAP EPS were -$0.02 for Q1 against -$0.13 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 52.2%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -1.3%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -2.1%, 490 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $361.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.34.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 37 members out of 74 rating the stock outperform, and 37 members rating it underperform. Among 33 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 10 give Demand Media a green thumbs-up, and 23 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Demand Media is outperform, with an average price target of $9.32.

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