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

In today's edition, Brendan and Austin continue their series, "The Market's Most Hated Stocks," in which they look at companies with significant short interest. Do they agree with the short-sellers of these stocks, or do they think the short-sellers are getting it wrong?

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