Active Stocks to Watch: eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI), Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC), Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO)

On 7 October eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) and Invaluable have collaborated to launch live auctions. The idea is to offer lovers of art and collectibles a whole new way of browsing and buying these premium products at the click of a mouse. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is -0.70% and weekly performance is -5.77%. On last trading day company shares ended up $50.46. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -5.77%.

Oil and gas giant ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) is investing $1 million over two years to establish an advanced biofuels research program at Iowa State University, the partners said today. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) shares fell -0.83% in last trading session and ended the day at $90.84. XOM Gross Margin is 24.70% and its return on assets is 9.70%. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) quarterly performance is -11.28%.

Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) said it has announced a quarterly dividend on its 4.50% mandatory convertible preferred stock will be paid on November 3, 2014 to holders of record on October 15, 2014. The dividend will be paid in cash at a rate of USD1.125 per share of preferred stock. On 13 October, Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) shares fell -1.08% and was closed at $78.47. CCI EPS growth in last 5 year was 24.90%. Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) year to date (YTD) performance is 8.35%.

Vectren Corporation’s (NYSE:VVC) board of directors on 30 September elected Patrick K. Mullen — executive vice president and group president of the engineering, construction and maintenance operating group at Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I) — as a new board member effective Oct. 1, 2014. Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC) ended the last trading day at $40.56. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.57% and price to cash ratio as 398.36. Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC) showed a weekly performance of 0.32%.

Deutsche Bank began coverage on shares of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) in a report issued on Wednesday, reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $60.00 target price on the stoc Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) shares fell -1.33% in last trading session and ended the day at $44.55. VLO Gross Margin is 8.10% and its return on assets is 6.40%. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) quarterly performance is -11.40%.