Cinemark Holdings (NYSE: CNK) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Aug. 6. 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 Cinemark Holdings's revenues will grow 9.4% and EPS will increase 13.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $710.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.51.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Cinemark Holdings recorded revenue of $547.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $578.8 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 $0.28. GAAP EPS of $0.28 for Q1 were 24% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.37 per share.

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 37.1%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.1%, 350 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.0%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.64 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.76.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 106 members out of 129 rating the stock outperform, and 23 members rating it underperform. Among 39 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 36 give Cinemark Holdings a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cinemark Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $31.56.

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