Active Stocks to Watch: eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND), Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NYSE:SSD), Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), Kongzhong (NASDAQ:KZ)

Bay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, (NASDAQ:EBAY) announced it added industry-first Dynamic Commissioning to its Affiliate Network solution. Dynamic Commissioning provides marketers with new technology to optimize their performance-based ad dollars, while offering publishers the opportunity to maximize their site traffic and develop more meaningful relationships with merchants – changing the game for marketers.eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 13.30% and weekly performance is 1.53%. On last trading day company shares ended up $28.55. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 7.18%.

On 4 August, Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) reported Total revenues for the second quarter of 2015 were $18.4 million, compared with $10.6 million for the same period in 2014. Royalty revenues increased 26% to $6.6 million from $5.2 million for the same period in 2014 primarily due to higher royalties from Promacta and Kyprolis. Material sales were $10.7 million compared with $3.5 million for the same period in 2014 due to an increase in Captisol purchases for use in clinical trials and commercial products. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) shares moved down -10.00% in last trading session and ended the day at $94.13. LGND Gross Margin is 87.70% and its return on assets is 5.70%. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) quarterly performance is 16.92%.

Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NYSE:SSD) Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.16 per share. The record date for the dividend will be October 1, 2015, and it will be paid on October 22, 2015. On 07 August, Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NYSE:SSD) shares advanced 0.11% and was closed at $35.43. SSD EPS growth in last 5 year was 34.80%. Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NYSE:SSD) year to date (YTD) performance is 3.69%.

On 5 August, Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), has awarded $250,000 in scholarships to mortuary students across the country as part of the Company’s vision to promote service excellence in the funeral industry. Recipients are selected based on exemplary academic achievement and community service.Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) ended the last trading day at $31.44. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.50% and price to cash ratio as 29.02. Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) showed a weekly performance of 3.05%.

KongZhong Corporation (NASDAQ: KZ), announced that it will release its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30th, 2015, after the close of the U.S. market on Monday, August 17th, 2015.Kongzhong Corp. (NASDAQ:KZ) shares moved down -0.97% in last trading session and ended the day at $7.13. KZ Gross Margin is 41.10% and its return on assets is 3.90%. Kongzhong Corp. (NASDAQ:KZ) quarterly performance is 11.58%.

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