Article: Investors Should Not Buy Hyliion Stock

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Investors Should Not Buy Hyliion Stock

Mark R. Hake, 27 October 2020

Hyliion Holdings (NYSE:HYLN) stock has had a difficult launch since it closed its reverse merger with Tortoise Acquisition Corp. Hyliion stock, trading at $22.80 this afternoon, has fallen over 50% since Sept. 28 when it was changing hands for $48. That was the same day that the reverse merger was approved by the shareholders of both companies.

Since Oct. 14, the day that the merger closed and the trading symbol was changed to HYLN, the stock is down nearly 30%. But to be fair, the stock, which previously traded under the symbol SHLL, has risen significantly since the deal was announced on June 19. The stock closed on that day at $14.04
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Article: Why Investors Are Talking About Hyliion and Tortoise Acquisition

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Why Investors Are Talking About Hyliion and Tortoise Acquisition

John Rosevear, 28 June 2020

Shares of Tortoise Acquisition (NYSE:SHLL) are on quite a run. The stock ended Friday’s session up 41.2% on the day — and up 140% since the morning of June 19, when it announced plans to merge with a company called Hyliion. The quick run-up has investors asking some big questions. Did I miss something? Is this a scam? Who the heck are these guys?

What is Tortoise Acquisition?
Tortoise is a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, a type of company created specifically to acquire one or more other companies. Sometimes called a “shell company,” SPACs generally have no ongoing businesses of their own. In this case, Tortoise was created by a team of veteran energy-industry executives and investors with the goal of finding and investing in one or more good businesses related to their shared area of interest, renewable natural gas. That’s where Hyliion comes in.
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