Newpark Resources (NYSE: NR) is expected to report Q2 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 Newpark Resources's revenues will grow 10.3% and EPS will expand 26.7%.

The average estimate for revenue is $271.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.19.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Newpark Resources reported revenue of $282.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $262.3 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 $0.18. GAAP EPS of $0.18 for Q1 were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.16 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 18.4%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.0%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.2%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.13 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.83.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 376 members out of 387 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 107 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 107 give Newpark Resources a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Newpark Resources is hold, with an average price target of $10.50.

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