Oceaneering International (NYSE: OII) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 13. 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 Oceaneering International's revenues will grow 28.5% and EPS will expand 33.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $738.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.72.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Oceaneering International reported revenue of $734.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $602.2 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 $0.78. GAAP EPS of $0.78 for Q3 were 8.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.72 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 23.3%, 210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.9%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 11.5%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.74 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.64.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 787 members out of 800 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 181 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 175 give Oceaneering International a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Oceaneering International is outperform, with an average price target of $61.53.

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