Dril-Quip (NYSE: DRQ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 27. 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 Dril-Quip's revenues will increase 10.7% and EPS will wane -6.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $190.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.74.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Dril-Quip tallied revenue of $190.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 23% higher than the prior-year quarter's $155.0 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 $0.73. GAAP EPS of $0.73 for Q3 were 26% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.58 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 36.2%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.3%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 15.5%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $733.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.92.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 336 members out of 357 rating the stock outperform, and 21 members rating it underperform. Among 103 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 99 give Dril-Quip a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Dril-Quip is hold, with an average price target of $76.33.

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