Almost Family (Nasdaq: AFAM) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Aug. 3. 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 Almost Family's revenue will increase 10.7% and EPS will drop 13.8%.

The average estimate for revenue is $90.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.50.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Almost Family reported revenue of $90.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $82.6 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 $0.54. GAAP EPS of $0.53 for Q1 were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.61 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 49.1%, 370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.9%, 270 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.5%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $362.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.99.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 980 members out of 1,006 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 209 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 204 give Almost Family a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Almost Family is hold, with an average price target of $22.17.

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