World Fuel Services (NYSE: INT) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 31. 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 World Fuel Services's revenues will increase 6.5% and EPS will compress -8.1%.

The average estimate for revenue is $10.24 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.68.

Revenue details
Last quarter, World Fuel Services logged revenue of $10.18 billion. GAAP reported sales were 7.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $9.48 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 $0.77. GAAP EPS of $0.68 for Q1 were 4.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.65 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 1.8%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.7%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.5%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $42.06 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.84.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 309 members out of 324 rating the stock outperform, and 15 members rating it underperform. Among 74 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 70 give World Fuel Services a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on World Fuel Services is hold, with an average price target of $43.75.

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