Reminder: These Are The Companies That Will Get Crushed When The Government Stops Spending Money

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The clock is ticking to August 2.Regardless of what happens, everyone expects that the end result will be a “tighter belt’ in Washington, if not severe austerity.

A recent report from Goldman looked at the companies most exposed to government spending.

We took a look at the biggest ones that AREN’T in healthcare or defence.

Roper Industries, Inc.

What it does: Electrical equipment

Year over year stock performance: +23.78 (40.79%)

Market cap: $8,058,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 20%

NetApp, Inc.

What it does: Computers and peripherals

Year over year stock performance: +9.28 (23.02%)

Market cap: $20,676,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 20%

Cepheid

What it does: Biotechnology

Year over year stock performance: +17.51 (115.35%)

Market cap: $2,105,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 20%

Cisco Systems

What it does: Communications equipment

Year over year stock performance: -8.13 (-34.24%)

Market cap: $10,744,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 20%

Fluor Corp.

What it does: Construction equipment

Year over year stock performance: +19.86 (44.15%)

Market cap: $11,407,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 23%

A123 Systems Inc.

What it does: Electrical equipment

Year over year stock performance: -3.7 (-40.66%)

Market cap: $672,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 24%

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

What it does: Communication equipment

Year over year stock performance: +23.8 (156.37)

Market cap: $6,637,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 25%

Qiagen N.V.

What it does: Life sciences tools and services

Year over year stock performance: -3.2 (19.81%)

Market cap: $4,357,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 25%

Sigma-Aldric Corp.

What it does: Chemicals

Year over year stock performance: +19.45 (35.93%)

Market cap: $9,077,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 27%

Dell, Inc.

What it does: Computers and peripherals

Year over year stock performance: +3.3 (24.37%)

Market cap: $31,539,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 27%

Vulcan Materials Company

What it does: Construction materials

Year over year stock performance: -8.61 (19,1%)

Market cap: $4,733,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 28%

Mueller Water Products, Inc.

What it does: Machinery

Year over year stock performance: -0.14 (-4.9%)

Market cap: $1,475,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 285

Martin Marietta Materials

What it does: Construction materials

Year over year stock performance: -7.79 (-9.03%)

Market cap: $568,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 28%

Xerox Corp.

What it does: Office electronics

Year over year stock performance: 1.64 (19.05%)

Market cap: $14,320,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 30%

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

What it does: Phamaceuticals

Year over year stock performance: 4.11 (16.38%)

Market cap: $49,690,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 31%

Textron, Inc.

What it does: Industrial conglomerates

Year over year stock performance: 3.67 (20.11%)

Market cap: $49,690,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 31%

The Shaw Group

What it does: Construction and engineering

Year over year stock performance: -0.54 (-2%)

Market cap: $2,095,000

Percentage of sales to government: 32%

Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.

What it does: Construction and engineering

Year over year stock performance: +3.03 (7.87%)

Market cap: $5,214,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 35%

Motorola Solutions, Inc.

What it does: Communication equipment

Year over year stock performance: +13.58 (44.45%)

Market cap: $15,224,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 65%

Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc.

What it does: Pharmaceuticals

Year over year stock performance: +17.75 (75.69%)

Market cap: $4,755,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 35%

Computer Sciences Corp.

What it does: IT Services

Year over year stock performance: -9.66 (-20.69%)

Market cap: $5,789,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 38%

KBR, Inc.

What it does: Construction and engineering

Year over year stock performance: +15.42 (71.19%)

Market cap: $5,604,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 39%

CGI Group

What it does: IT Services

Year over year stock performance: +7.6 (47.95%)

Market cap: $6,511,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 40%

The Babcock and Wilcox Company

What it does: Electrical equipment

Year over year stock performance: +3.4 (15,11%)

Market cap: $3,109,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 40%

Life Technologies Corp.

What it does: Life sciences tools and services

Year over year stock performance: +2.29 (4.76%)

Market cap: $9,650,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 45%

Compass Minerals International

What it does: Metals and Mining

Year over year stock performance: +7.34 (9.54%)

Market cap: $2,807,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 47%

Oshkosh Corp.

What it does: Machinery

Year over year stock performance: -2.11 (-6.33%)

Market cap: $2,813,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 49%

Aeroflex Holding Corp.

What it does: Electronic equipment and services

Year over year stock performance: +1.69 (12.52%)

Market cap: $1,299,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 50%

Bruker Corp.

What it does: Life sciences tools and services

Year over year stock performance: +7.68 (64.86%)

Market cap: $3,296,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 69%

Affymetrics, Inc.

What it does: Life sciences and tools

Year over year stock performance: 2.36 (54.13

Market cap: $460,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 70%

URS Corp.

What it does: Construction and engineering

Year over year stock performance: 3.72 (9.41%)

Market cap: $3,425,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 70%

Tetra Tech, Inc.

What it does: Commerical services and supplies

Year over year stock performance: 2.87 (14.83%)

Market cap: $1,398,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 71%

Illumina Inc.

What it does: Life sciences tools and services

Year over year stock performance: 29.28 (66.17%)

Market cap: $11,333,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 80%

FLIR Systems, Inc.

What it does: Electronic equipment and instruments

Year over year stock performance: 1.2 (5.97%)

Market cap: $5,301,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 80%

HARRIS CORPORATION

What it does: Communications equipment

Year over year stock performance: -2.08 (-4.65%)

Market cap: $5,403,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 85%

Granite Construction Inc.

What it does: Construction and engineering

Year over year stock performance: 1.23 (5.21%)

Market cap: 950,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 96%

Human Genome Sciences Inc.

What it does: Biotechnology

Year over year stock performance: -1.8 (-7.16%)

Market cap: $4,462,000,000

Percentage of sales to government: 100%

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