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Shipping group Maersk reports Q3 results in line with forecast

COPENHAGEN, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Shipping group Maersk on Wednesday reported third-quarter sales and operating profit in line with previous guidance and maintained its earnings forecast.

Sales fell by 1.4% to $9.92 billion in the third quarter compared with the same period last year, while earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) rose 39% to $2.3 billion, it said.

Reporting by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen, editing by Louise Heavens

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