Teekay (NYSE: TK) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 21. 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 Teekay's revenues will drop -7.2% and EPS will expand 350.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $475.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.09.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Teekay tallied revenue of $433.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $468.1 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, EPS came in at -$0.29. GAAP EPS were -$0.29 for Q3 against -$4.20 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 48.3%, 370 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.3%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.4%, 5,780 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.82 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.74.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 193 members out of 212 rating the stock outperform, and 19 members rating it underperform. Among 58 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 53 give Teekay a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Teekay is outperform, with an average price target of $37.17.

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