BGOV200 – The Top Government Contractors in FY18

With $559 billion on the line, these 200 government contractors dominated.

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Bloomberg Government presents the eighth annual BGOV200 – a ranking of the top 200 federal contractors based on prime contracts awarded in fiscal 2018.

The report finds 118 companies improved their ranking from fiscal 2017 to fiscal 2018, while 68 companies fell. The rankings of 14 companies, including 8 of the top 10, remain unchanged; 32 companies are new entrants to the list. The share of total government obligations won by the top 200 was 64%, or $355 billion of $559 billion, which is about the same share of spending obligations won by BGOV200 companies in fiscal 2017.

Top 10 Federal Contractors

  1. Lockheed Martin
  2. Boeing
  3. General Dynamics
  4. Raytheon
  5. Northrop Grumman
  6. McKesson
  7. United Technologies
  8. Leidos Holdings
  9. Huntington Ingalls
  10. BAE Systems

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Defense Contractors

These defense companies help set government contracting market trends. Weapons and Ammunition comes in at #1 for fiscal 2018.

Research & Development

R&D increased by $2 billion from fiscal 2017 to 2018 for a total of $44.6 billion.

IT Contractors

General Dynamics ($3 billion), Leidos Holdings Inc. ($2.4 billion), and Perspecta ($2.2 billion) were the top performers in the IT services sector.

Professional Services

Professional Services grew by about $6.6 billion from fiscal 2017 to 2018.

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Government Contractors on the Rise

118 companies improved their rankings, up from 92 in fiscal 2017; 32 companies are new entrants to the BGOV200.

Government Contractors That Slid

2018 data shows 68 companies lost ground in the BGOV200 rankings.

Top Funding Agencies

Defense contract spending was $372.5 billion in fiscal 2018, a $40.5 billion increase from fiscal 2017.

Top Contracts

Both large and small companies capitalized on the $559 billion that was put on contracts during the year – the most since $562 billion in fiscal 2010.

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