Manitowoc (NYSE: MTW) is expected to report Q2 earnings around July 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 Manitowoc's revenues will expand 6.2% and EPS will grow 15.6%.

The average estimate for revenue is $1.07 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.37.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Manitowoc reported revenue of $898.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $851.9 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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.09. GAAP EPS of $0.08 for Q1 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.00 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 24.5%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.8%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.2%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.19 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.21.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,697 members out of 1,750 rating the stock outperform, and 53 members rating it underperform. Among 406 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 400 give Manitowoc a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Manitowoc is outperform, with an average price target of $21.91.

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