Arctic Cat (Nasdaq: ACAT) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Oct. 25. 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 Arctic Cat's revenues will increase 13.7% and EPS will grow 55.7%.

The average estimate for revenue is $232.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.79.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Arctic Cat reported revenue of $111.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 49% higher than the prior-year quarter's $74.9 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, EPS came in at $0.14. GAAP EPS were $0.14 for Q1 against -$0.13 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 20.2%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.8%, 760 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.8%, 490 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $683.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.86.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 74 members out of 110 rating the stock outperform, and 36 members rating it underperform. Among 25 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 17 give Arctic Cat a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Arctic Cat is outperform, with an average price target of $46.17.

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