IMAX (NYSE: IMAX) 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 IMAX's revenues will expand 10.2% and EPS will grow 28.6%.

The average estimate for revenue is $77.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.27.

Revenue details
Last quarter, IMAX logged revenue of $49.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $55.6 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 $0.08. GAAP EPS of $0.04 were the same as 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 51.9%, 360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.5%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.8%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $297.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.88.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,586 members out of 1,699 rating the stock outperform, and 113 members rating it underperform. Among 426 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 411 give IMAX a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on IMAX is outperform, with an average price target of $28.14.

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