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We Think Lightning eMotors' (NYSE:ZEV) Healthy Earnings Might Be Conservative

Lightning eMotors, Inc. (NYSE:ZEV) just released a solid earnings report, and the stock displayed some strength. Despite this, our analysis suggests that there are some factors weakening the foundations of those good profit numbers.

View our latest analysis for Lightning eMotors

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Our Take On Lightning eMotors' Profit Performance

Therefore, it seems possible to us that Lightning eMotors' true underlying earnings power is actually less than its statutory profit. With this in mind, we wouldn't consider investing in a stock unless we had a thorough understanding of the risks. Every company has risks, and we've spotted 3 warning signs for Lightning eMotors you should know about.

Our examination of Lightning eMotors has focussed on certain factors that can make its earnings look better than they are. But there is always more to discover if you are capable of focussing your mind on minutiae. For example, many people consider a high return on equity as an indication of favorable business economics, while others like to 'follow the money' and search out stocks that insiders are buying. So you may wish to see this free collection of companies boasting high return on equity, or this list of stocks that insiders are buying.

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