Toll Brothers Inc (TOL.N)
* Indexes up: S&P 0.21 pct, Dow 0.25 pct, Nasdaq 0.49 pct (Updates to close)
* Indexes up: S&P 0.37 pct, Dow 0.42 pct, Nasdaq 0.58 pct (Updates to late afternoon, changes byline, adds NEW YORK to dateline)
Aug 21 The benchmark S&P 500 touched a record high on Tuesday and equaled its longest-ever bull-market run, as U.S. stocks rose on encouraging earnings reports and hopes that the United States and China could resolve their tariff dispute.
Toll Brothers Inc topped estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on strong demand for its luxury homes, sending its shares up 12 percent in early trading and pushing other homebuilder stocks higher. | Video
* Shares up 12 percent (Adds analyst quote, homebuilders shares)
Aug 21 U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, helped by some encouraging earnings reports and hopes that planned trade talks between the United States and China will help resolve the dispute between the world's two largest economies.
Aug 21 Toll Brothers Inc on Tuesday reported better-than-expected quarterly results on strong demand for its luxury homes, sending its shares up 12 percent.
Aug 21 Toll Brothers Inc's quarterly profit rose 30 percent, the U.S. luxury home builder said on Tuesday, as stronger housing demand helped it sell more homes at higher prices.
NEW YORK U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, weighed down by lingering uncertainty over the outcome of trade talks between the United States and China and declines in energy and industrial shares. | Video
U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc's second-quarter profit missed Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, as delayed closings in California and rising costs put pressure on its adjusted gross margins, sending its shares down 7.1 percent.