Cameco (NYSE: CCJ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 31. 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 Cameco's revenues will expand 13.3% and EPS will wane 0.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $574.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.25.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Cameco recorded revenue of $383.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $441.4 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 $0.09. GAAP EPS of $0.02 for Q2 were 86% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.14 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 42.2%, 520 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.8%, 450 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.0%, 1,080 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.26 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.04.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,786 members out of 1,828 rating the stock outperform, and 42 members rating it underperform. Among 349 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 341 give Cameco 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 Cameco is outperform, with an average price target of $27.83.

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