Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Aug. 4. 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 Kosmos Energy's revenues will expand 79.9% and EPS will remain in the red.

The average estimate for revenue is $202.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.08.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Kosmos Energy notched revenue of $228.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 97% higher than the prior-year quarter's $115.8 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.05. GAAP EPS were $0.05 for Q1 compared to -$0.10 per share for the prior-year quarter.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 89.3%, 440 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 33.5%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.8%, much better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $982.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.12.

Investor sentiment

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Kosmos Energy is outperform, with an average price target of $16.14.

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