Yamana Gold (NYSE: AUY) 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 Yamana Gold's revenues will contract -8.9% and EPS will expand 83.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $488.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Yamana Gold reported revenue of $534.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 4.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $559.7 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 $0.16. GAAP EPS of $0.14 for Q1 were 39% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.23 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 56.9%, 880 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 29.6%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 19.1%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.20 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.54.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 3,693 members out of 3,834 rating the stock outperform, and 141 members rating it underperform. Among 472 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 435 give Yamana Gold a green thumbs-up, and 37 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Yamana Gold is outperform, with an average price target of $21.97.

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