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Lennar quarterly profit rises 60.7% on robust U.S. home demand

June 16 (Reuters) - Lennar Corp reported a 60.7% jump in quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by robust demand for new homes in the United States.

The No. 2 U.S. homebuilder said net earnings attributable to the company rose to $831.4 million, or $2.65 per share, in the second quarter ended May 31, from $517.4 million, or $1.65 per share, a year earlier.

Total revenue rose 21.6% to $6.43 billion. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri)

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