Sunrise Senior Living (NYSE: SRZ) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Aug. 2. Here's what Wall Street wants to see.

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter with the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Sunrise Senior Living's revenues will grow 5.7% and EPS will remain in the red.

The average estimate for revenue is $340.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.01.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Sunrise Senior Living recorded revenue of $335.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $134.4 million.

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 $0.04. GAAP EPS were $0.03 for Q1 compared to -$0.32 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 38.7%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.7%, 720 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.3%, 1,450 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.36 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.05.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 482 members out of 543 rating the stock outperform, and 61 members rating it underperform. Among 127 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 108 give Sunrise Senior Living a green thumbs-up, and 19 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Sunrise Senior Living is buy, with an average price target of $10.00.

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