Arctic Cat (Nasdaq: ACAT) is expected to report Q1 earnings on July 25. 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 Arctic Cat's revenues will grow 13.5% and EPS will grow 42.9%.

The average estimate for revenue is $126.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.20.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Arctic Cat tallied revenue of $113.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $98.5 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 -$0.38. GAAP EPS were -$0.38 for Q4 compared to -$0.49 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 12.0%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -7.8%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.5%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $755.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $3.28.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 84 members out of 119 rating the stock outperform, and 35 members rating it underperform. Among 37 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 29 give Arctic Cat 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 Arctic Cat is outperform, with an average price target of $46.33.

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