Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 26. 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 Regal Entertainment Group's revenues will wane 1.5% and EPS will decrease 8.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $742.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.22.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Regal Entertainment Group tallied revenue of $684.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $570.9 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, EPS came in at $0.30. GAAP EPS were $0.30 for Q1 against -$0.15 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 62.0%, about the same as the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.3%, 1,040 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.8%, 1,090 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.83 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.88.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 149 members out of 195 rating the stock outperform, and 46 members rating it underperform. Among 69 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 51 give Regal Entertainment Group a green thumbs-up, and 18 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Regal Entertainment Group is outperform, with an average price target of $15.61.

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