Kinross Gold (NYSE: KGC) 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 Kinross Gold's revenues will increase 21.4% and EPS will grow 29.4%.

The average estimate for revenue is $1.15 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.22.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Kinross Gold chalked up revenue of $1.11 billion. GAAP reported sales were 6.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.04 billion.

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 $0.22. GAAP EPS of $0.20 for Q3 were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.18 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 58.9%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 30.5%, 860 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 20.3%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.34 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.74.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,370 members out of 1,430 rating the stock outperform, and 60 members rating it underperform. Among 210 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 194 give Kinross Gold a green thumbs-up, and 16 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Kinross Gold is outperform, with an average price target of $11.88.

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