Fair Value Measurements (Tables)
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2016
|Fair Value Disclosures [Abstract]|
|Changes in fair value of contingent consideration||
also has contingent consideration associated with earnouts from acquisitions. Contingent consideration liabilities are classified as Level 3 liabilities, as the Company use unobservable inputs to value them, which is a probability-based income approach. Contingent considerations are classified as accrued liabilities on the consolidated balance sheets. Subsequent changes in the fair value of contingent consideration liabilities are recorded within the income statement as an operating expense.
Contingent consideration associated with earnouts from acquisitions is as follows (in thousands):
Tabular disclosure of the fair value measurement of liabilities using significant unobservable inputs (Level 3), a reconciliation of the beginning and ending balances, separately presenting changes attributable to the following: (1) total gains or losses for the period (realized and unrealized), segregating those gains or losses included in earnings (or changes in net assets), and gains or losses recognized in other comprehensive income (loss) and a description of where those gains or losses included in earnings (or changes in net assets) are reported in the statement of income (or activities); (2) purchases, sales, issues, and settlements (each type disclosed separately); and (3) transfers in and transfers out of Level 3 (for example, transfers due to changes in the observability of significant inputs) by class of liability.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef