Moneygram International (NYSE: MGI) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 9. 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 Moneygram International's revenues will expand 6.6% and EPS will wither -18.2%.

The average estimate for revenue is $343.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.27.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Moneygram International tallied revenue of $330.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 6.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $310.0 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 $0.28. GAAP EPS were -$0.35 for Q2 compared to -$10.97 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 25.5%, 1,180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.6%, 1,050 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -7.6%, 1,610 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.34 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.00.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 195 members out of 234 rating the stock outperform, and 39 members rating it underperform. Among 52 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 41 give Moneygram International a green thumbs-up, and 11 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Moneygram International is outperform, with an average price target of $21.25.

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