Analysts puzzled by Maersk's pessimism

Several analysts point out that Maersk has set its expectations so low that the group will easily reach them. For example, Maersk's expectations are lower than its competitor Hapag-Lloyd.

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Following several disappointments, maritime giant Maersk has now set expectations so low that the group will easily reach its targets. The container liner company predicts lower growth in its market than a number of recognized analyst firms, reports Danish media Finans.

"It's quite eye-catching that Maersk's estimate is so low compared to apparently everyone else," says Morningstar analyst, Michael Field, to Finans.

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