Shares of Tilray (TLRY) - Get Report are rising Tuesday ahead of the cannabis company's second-quarter earnings release after the closing bell.

Analysts are expecting the Nanaimo, British Columbia, company to more than quadruple revenue year over year to about $41.1 million with a net loss of 25 cents a share.

Wall Street expects the company's gross margin to narrow to 27.8% from 42.9%. 

Tilray is RealMoney's Stock of the Day Tuesday. 

A beat by Tilray could be a shot of medicine for the cannabis sector, which struggled in July.

Tilray itself fell nearly 12% in the month, while CannTrust (CTST) - Get Report declined 54%, Aurora Cannabis (ACB) - Get Report dropped 20%, Canopy Growth (CGC) - Get Report dropped 20% Aphria (APHA) - Get Report dropped 21% and Hexo (HEXO) - Get Report dropped 21%. 

Tilray shares are up 3.7% to $44.04

Hexo Corp. shares are up 1.1% to $4.81

Aphria shares are up 3.66% to $6.80

Canopy Growth shares are up 1.77% to $33.45

Aurora Cannabis was up 0.3% to $6.61