Best Stocks: Virtusa Corp. (NASDAQ:VRTU), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD), CryoLife Inc. (NYSE:CRY)

Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) announced that it has received Frost & Sullivan’s 2014 Global System Integration in Healthcare Product Line Strategy Leadership Award. This award is presented each year to the company that demonstrates best-in-class performance in three critical areas: understanding demand, nurturing the brand, and differentiating from the competition. On Tuesday shares of Virtusa Corp. (NASDAQ:VRTU) closed at $39.80. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 18.10% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 25.00%.

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) announced that executives from BioCryst are scheduled to provide a corporate update regarding the Company’s clinical programs at the following investor conference: The 27th Annual ROTH Conference in Laguna Niguel, CA on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) in last trading activity decreased -2.14% to close at $10.06. Company weekly performance is -2.61% while its quarterly performance stands at -6.94%. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) is -31.19% away from its 52 week high.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.33 per share, or $1.32 annualized. This is an 8.2% increase from the prior dividend of $0.305. The dividend will be payable on April 1, 2015, to stockholders of record on March 16, 2015, with an ex-dividend date of March 12, 2015. On last trading day The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) decreased -0.58% to close at $42.95. Its volatility for the week is 1.33% while volatility for the month is 1.27%. KO’s sales growth for past 5 years was 8.20% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 1.70%. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) monthly performance is 4.32%.

Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD) was downgraded by analysts at Bank of America from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating. On Tuesday shares of Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD) closed at $34.62. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was -1.30%.

CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY), announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend for the first quarter 2015 of $0.03 per share of common stock outstanding. The quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per share will be paid on March 20, 2015 to all common stockholders of record as of March 13, 2015. The ex-dividend date for the quarterly dividend is March 11, 2015. On last trading day CryoLife Inc. (NYSE:CRY) increased 0.38% to close at $10.55. Its volatility for the week is 2.75% while volatility for the month is 3.35%. CRY’s sales growth for past 5 years was 5.30% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -3.60%. CryoLife Inc. (NYSE:CRY) monthly performance is -6.31%.

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