Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE: ASX) is expected to report Q3 earnings around Oct. 6. 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 Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's revenues will expand 9.9% and EPS will shrink 0.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $1.68 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.08.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering booked revenue of $1.54 billion. GAAP reported sales were 4.2% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.60 billion.

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 of $0.01 for Q2 were 50% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.02 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 19.3%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.1%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.0%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $6.36 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.27.

Investor sentiment

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering is outperform, with an average price target of $4.73.

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