Responsys (Nasdaq: MKTG) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 5. 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 Responsys's revenues will grow 16.7% and EPS will drop -33.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $46.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.02.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Responsys booked revenue of $48.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 27% higher than the prior-year quarter's $38.1 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.07. GAAP EPS of $0.03 for Q1 were 25% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.04 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 55.5%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.6%, 300 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.1%, 240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $192.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.18.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 17 members out of 19 rating the stock outperform, and two members rating it underperform. Among five CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), five give Responsys a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Responsys is outperform, with an average price target of $11.63.

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