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Fair Value Measurements

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Fair Value Measurements
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Jun. 30, 2021
Fair Value Disclosures [Abstract]  
Fair Value Measurements

3. Fair Value Measurements

Financial assets and liabilities are recorded at fair value. The carrying amount of certain financial instruments, including cash and cash equivalents, marketable securities, other current assets, accounts payable and accrued liabilities, approximate fair value due to their relatively short maturities. Assets and liabilities recorded at fair value on a recurring basis in the condensed consolidated balance sheets are categorized based upon the level of judgment associated with the inputs used to measure their fair values. Fair value is defined as the exchange price that would be received for an asset or an exit price that would be paid to transfer a liability in the principal or most advantageous market for the asset or liability in an orderly transaction between market participants on the measurement date. The authoritative guidance on fair value measurements establishes a three-tier fair value hierarchy for disclosure of fair value measurements as follows:

Level 1: Quoted prices in active markets for identical assets or liabilities.

Level 2: Observable inputs other than Level 1 prices, such as quoted prices for similar assets or liabilities, quoted prices in markets that are not active, or other inputs that are observable or can be corroborated by observable market data for substantially the full term of the assets or liabilities.

Level 3: Unobservable inputs that are supported by little or no market activity and that are significant to the fair value of the assets or liabilities.

Assets and liabilities measured at fair value are classified in their entirety based on the lowest level of input that is significant to the fair value measurement. The Company’s assessment of the significance of a particular input to the fair value measurement in its entirety requires management to make judgments and consider factors specific to the asset or liability.

The Company applies fair value accounting for all financial assets and liabilities and nonfinancial assets and liabilities that are required to be recognized or disclosed at fair value in the financial statements. The Company determines the fair value of Level 1 assets using quoted prices in active markets for identical assets. The Company reviews trading activity and pricing for Level 2 investments as of each measurement date. Level 2 inputs, which are obtained from various third-party data providers, represent quoted prices for similar assets in active markets and were derived from observable market data, or, if not directly observable, were derived from or corroborated by other observable market data.

In certain cases, where there is limited activity or less transparency around inputs to valuation, securities are classified as Level 3 within the valuation hierarchy. The Company did not have any assets or liabilities measured using Level 3 inputs as of June 30, 2021 or December 31, 2020.

The following table summarizes the Company’s financial assets measured at fair value on a recurring basis and classified under the appropriate level of the fair value hierarchy as described above (in thousands):

 

 

 

June 30, 2021

 

 

 

Total

 

 

Level 1

 

 

Level 2

 

 

Level 3

 

Financial Assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Money market funds

 

$

23,873

 

 

$

23,873

 

 

$

 

 

$

 

U.S. Treasury securities

 

 

68,133

 

 

 

68,133

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commercial paper

 

 

18,729

 

 

 

 

 

 

18,729

 

 

 

 

Corporate debt securities

 

 

15,731

 

 

 

 

 

 

15,731

 

 

 

 

Total

 

$

126,466

 

 

$

92,006

 

 

$

34,460

 

 

$

 

 

 

 

 

December 31, 2020

 

 

 

Total

 

 

Level 1

 

 

Level 2

 

 

Level 3

 

Financial Assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Money market funds

 

$

19,347

 

 

$

19,347

 

 

$

 

 

$

 

U.S. Treasury securities

 

 

107,708

 

 

 

107,708

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commercial paper

 

 

1,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

1,000

 

 

 

 

Corporate debt securities

 

 

10,511

 

 

 

 

 

 

10,511

 

 

 

 

Total

 

$

138,566

 

 

$

127,055

 

 

$

11,511

 

 

$