3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 30. 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 3D Systems's revenues will grow 30.4% and EPS will increase 75.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $101.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.14.

Revenue details
Last quarter, 3D Systems chalked up revenue of $101.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 45% higher than the prior-year quarter's $69.9 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 $0.13. GAAP EPS of $0.13 for Q4 were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.11 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 51.7%, 470 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.0%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.7%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $461.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.75.

Investor sentiment

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on 3D Systems is outperform, with an average price target of $33.52.

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