Financial Instruments, Fair Value, Hedging Activities, and Concentrations of Credit Risk
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Sep. 30, 2019
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2. FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS, FAIR VALUE, HEDGING ACTIVITIES, AND CONCENTRATIONS OF CREDIT RISK
The carrying values of cash and cash equivalents, restricted cash, due from related parties, accounts payable, due to related parties and all other current liabilities approximate fair value. The fair values of our financing lease obligations, including the current portion, are $15.8 million as of September 30, 2019, and $15.8 million as of December 31, 2018. The carrying amounts of our financing lease obligations, including the current portion, were $18.7 million as of September 30, 2019, and $18.5 million as of December 31, 2018. The fair value of our financing lease obligations was determined using discounted cash flow analysis based on market rates for similar types of borrowings. Financing lease obligations are a Level 2 liability in the fair value hierarchy.
Fair Value Measurements and Financial Statement Presentation
As described in Note 1 to these financial statements our Forward Purchase Contracts are no longer carried at fair value.
The fair values of our assets, liabilities, and derivative positions recorded at fair value and their respective levels in the fair value hierarchy as of September 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018, were as follows:
(a) The fair value for Forward Purchase Contracts were previously estimated based on commodity futures market prices.
Commodity Price Risk
We enter into Forward Purchase Contracts for grain with settlement values based on commodity futures market prices. These Forward Purchase Contracts allow our counterparty to fix their sale prices to us at various times as defined in the contract. We may enter into hedging arrangements to either fix variable exposures or convert fixed prices to floating prices through the use of commodity derivative contracts. As of September 30, 2019, we held commodity contracts with a notional amount of $5.1 million.
We have designated all of our commodity derivative contracts as cash flow hedges. As a result, all gains or losses associated with recording commodity derivative contracts at fair value are recorded as a component of accumulated other comprehensive gain (loss) (AOCI). We reclassify amounts from AOCI to cost of goods sold when we sell the underlying products to which those hedges relate. As of September 30, 2019, we expect the entire AOCI balance to be reclassified into earnings within the next nine months.
Certain amounts related to our hedging activities are as follows:
Foreign Exchange Risk
Foreign currency fluctuations affect our foreign currency cash flows related primarily to payments to Cellectis. Our principal foreign currency exposure is to the euro. We do not hedge these exposures, and we do not believe that the current level of foreign currency risk is significant to our operations.
Concentrations of Credit Risk
We invest our cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash in short-term investments and hold deposits at financial institutions that may exceed insured limits. We evaluate the credit-worthiness of these institutions in determining the risk associated with these deposits. We have not experienced any losses on these deposits.
Fair value of financial instruments and concentrations of credit risk disclosure.
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