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

In today's edition, Brendan and Austin help investors answer this question: "Should I love Home Depot today?" The iconic home improvement store has both a bull case and a bear case to be made, but Austin has a tough time getting very excited about this stock right now. While a larger housing turnaround would undeniably help both Home Depot and Lowe's, Austin thinks Lowe's distribution network and better in-store experience will give them an edge, while Home Depot will have to spend to play catch-up.