U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc said on Wednesday it expects to report a 51 percent drop in second-quarter homebuilding revenue.

Preliminary second-quarter results showed home-building revenue of about $398.3 million and an order backlog of about $944.3 million.

Analysts were on average expecting second-quarter revenue of $392.4 million, according to Reuters Estimates.

Shares in the Horsham, Pennsylvania-based company closed at $19.51 on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Anurag Kotoky in Bangalore; Editing by Greg Mahlich)