The Desert Island Investor

Listen to the experiences and strategies of private investor, Mark Atkinson. Mark's long-term investments enabled him to become financially independent and to retire at the comparatively early age of 53. The stocks he reviews are from his actual portfolio, not a 'virtual' one, so these are genuine win-some, lose-some stories. We hope that you'll also enjoy regular feature 'Question in a Bottle' where Mark answers listeners' questions about investing.

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November 30, 2023

Why I think my holding in Somero (SOM) is a rock solid investment

Somero Enterprises Inc. manufactures innovative laser-guided machinery used in horizontal concrete installations. Their equipment is used to ensure that the concrete floors of large warehouses are perfectly level and safe. In this episode Mark discusses the qualities of the company and the potential for growth in light of the increasing demand for online-shopping fulfilment centres. Paul threatens to attend a Somero product demonstration dressed as Elvis.

This episode of the podcast is generously hosted by London City based analysts Progressive Equity Research.

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Somero: https://www.somero.com

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