Ellis added it appears the analysis cited in the article was based on merely a single quarter's worth of the company's results, which is not a fair metric. He said looking at a full year of results makes far more sense when determining how much Linn is worth. When asked about some of the problems in the company's first-quarter results, Ellis said the weather and infrastructure issues that hampered production will not carry over to the second half of 2013. He reminded viewers that while prospecting for oil is a risky business, Linn is completed hedged against commodity risk and only buys long-lived assets with proven reserves, both of which lessen the risk to investors significantly. Cramer said he's siding with Ellis, which is why he owns the stock for his charitable trust,
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