Gulfmark Offshore (NYSE: GLF) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 26. 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 Gulfmark Offshore's revenues will grow 0.1% and EPS will drop -68.9%.

The average estimate for revenue is $100.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.28.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Gulfmark Offshore booked revenue of $101.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.8% lower than the prior-year quarter's $103.8 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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.36. GAAP EPS of $0.49 for Q3 were 9.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.54 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 42.8%, 530 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.2%, 810 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.8%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $393.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.23.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 442 members out of 449 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 111 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 110 give Gulfmark Offshore a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Gulfmark Offshore is outperform, with an average price target of $46.94.

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