The Russell 1000 Progress Index has declined from its year-to-date highs, offering a “purchase development on a pullback” alternative, in keeping with Citi. The broader development management index has gained 25% in 2023 on a complete return foundation, reaching a peak of 34% on July 19. Since then, the index has pulled again over 6%, with vital dispersion amongst particular person shares, says strategist Scott Chronert. Roughly two-thirds of the shares within the index have fallen 10% or extra from their 2023 highs, with one-third of the names greater than 20% beneath their year-to-date peaks. “The implication is that there was extra single-stock strain underneath the floor than index value motion would recommend,” famous Chronert in a Friday word. “Primarily, we predict there’s a horny medium-term setup for Progress as we must always have an honest margin of security for fundamentals.” Citi performed a screening for development names to think about throughout a pullback. The shares beneath meet the next standards: a purchase score from the agency, at the least 75% of market cap assigned to growth-style per Russell, down 10% or extra from year-to-date highs (after March 31), consensus free money stream per share estimates above March 31 ranges, and FY5 free money stream per share better than or equal to market-implied estimates. Check out a number of the names on the listing and the place analysts see the shares headed subsequent. Protection and aerospace firm Lockheed Martin is down 18% from its 2023 excessive in April. In distinction, the corporate’s free money stream per share consensus estimate has risen practically $5 because the finish of March. The corporate has confronted challenges with provider points for its plane and diminished its full-year supply forecast for F-35 jets earlier this month. Shares have fallen 15% yr thus far. Though image-sharing firm Pinterest has skilled a modest rally following its latest investor day, shares are nonetheless down 14% from their year-to-date highs. The inventory continues to be up 8.8% in 2023. The corporate’s administration is projecting income growth of about 8% this yr after a slowdown in 2022 and 2023. The total-year free money stream per share estimate has elevated by $2.03 because the finish of the primary quarter. Chipmakers Nvidia and KLA additionally made the listing. Nvidia, which has surged over 188% yr thus far, is now down 18% from its highest degree in late August. Whereas some might suspect Nvidia’s vital year-to-date rally signifies an overbought inventory, its common value goal suggests shares might rally a further 47.7% from Friday’s shut. Practically 95% of analysts overlaying the inventory charge it a purchase. Dutch-based KLA, however, has declined 14% from its 2023 peak. The inventory continues to be greater than 20% larger for the yr. — CNBC’s Michael Bloom contributed to this report.