U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, boosted by upbeat corporate results and a better-than-expected rise in U.S. home prices in May.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> gained 36.94 points, or 0.35 percent, at 10,562.37. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was up 4.66 points, or 0.42 percent, at 1,119.67. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> rose 8.69 points, or 0.38 percent, at 2,305.12.

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)