EOG Resources (NYSE: EOG) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 14. 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 EOG Resources's revenues will expand 9.3% and EPS will grow 18.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $3.03 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.36.

Revenue details
Last quarter, EOG Resources recorded revenue of $2.95 billion. GAAP reported sales were 24% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.32 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 $1.73. GAAP EPS of $1.31 for Q3 were 35% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.01 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 58.4%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.7%, 1,330 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.3%, 1,100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $11.55 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.39.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 843 members out of 874 rating the stock outperform, and 31 members rating it underperform. Among 230 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 222 give EOG Resources 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 EOG Resources is outperform, with an average price target of $129.50.

Is EOG Resources the right energy stock for you? Read about a handful of timely, profit-producing plays on expensive crude in "3 Stocks for $100 Oil." Click here for instant access to this free report.