Starbucks (Nasdaq: SBUX) is expected to report Q3 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 Starbucks's revenues will grow 12.6% and EPS will grow 23.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $3.72 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.53.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Starbucks reported revenue of $3.56 billion. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $3.20 billion.

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 $0.48. GAAP EPS of $0.51 for Q2 were 28% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.40 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 57.0%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.8%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 11.0%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $14.89 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.18.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 6,747 members out of 8,379 rating the stock outperform, and 1,632 members rating it underperform. Among 2,382 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 2,201 give Starbucks a green thumbs-up, and 181 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Starbucks is outperform, with an average price target of $63.15.

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