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Wind Giant Vestas Drops as Cyber Attack Risks Output Delays

  • Attention will be on possible production delays, costs: Citi
  • Cyber attack comes on top of supply-chain snarls, rising costs
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Shares in Vestas Wind Systems A/S dropped to a two-week low after one of the world’s top makers of wind turbines was hit by a cyber attack.

The Danish company said data was compromised, but that there are no signs that turbines being operated by its customers have been impacted. While it’s “too early to assess” the impact of the incident, attention will be on possible production delays and costs, said Martin Wilkie, an analyst at Citigroup Inc.