Maersk suspends its guidance for 2020 – but maintains dividends

Like several other shipping majors, Maersk now suspends its guidance for 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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The coronavirus outbreak now creates so much uncertainty about the global economy that A.P. Moeller-Maersk has decided to suspend its expectations for 2020.

The shipping group has previously announced that it expects an operating profit (EBITDA) of USD 5.5 billion before costs related to a large-scale strategy overhaul it is still working on.

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