The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Brendan Byrnes, industrials editor and analyst, and Austin Smith, consumer goods editor and analyst, discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Brendan and Austin take a look at a company with strong fundamentals, a great balance sheet, and a strong track record: Hansen Natural. Austin thinks there is a lot to like about this company, but is worried about the larger macro factors of a waning interest in energy drinks.

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