Tempur-Pedic International (NYSE: TPX) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 24. 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 Tempur-Pedic International's revenues will contract -7.7% and EPS will decrease -34.5%.

The average estimate for revenue is $338.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.55.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Tempur-Pedic International booked revenue of $347.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.2% lower than the prior-year quarter's $383.1 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 $0.70. GAAP EPS were -$0.03 for Q3 against $0.90 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 49.2%, 320 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.2%, 700 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.6%, 1,680 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.40 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.55.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 632 members out of 684 rating the stock outperform, and 52 members rating it underperform. Among 217 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 207 give Tempur-Pedic International a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tempur-Pedic International is hold, with an average price target of $33.67.

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