Fair Value of Long-Term Debt
The following table presents the carrying amount and estimated fair value of the Company's outstanding short-term and long-term debt obligations as of June 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016, respectively:
As of June 30, 2017
As of December 31, 2016
Long-term debt, including current portion
The fair value of the Company’s long-term debt was determined using inputs classified as Level 2 and a discounted cash flow approach using market rates for similar debt instruments.
11. STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
Outstanding Equity Securities
As of June 30, 2017, the following shares of the Company were outstanding:
* Common stockholders are comprised of: public stockholders (including Brookfield, Vincent C. Smith, and Knighthead Capital Management, LLC), SunEdison, executive officers, management and employees.
Class A common stock
Class B common stock
Class B1 common stock
Total shares outstanding
As of June 30, 2017, the Company owned 1,109,273 treasury shares of Class A common stock. All of these treasury shares were acquired in exchange for the settlement of future tax obligations related to stock-based compensation arrangements, or as a result of the release of shares from escrow to the Company pursuant to the Renova Settlement Agreement.
On February 29, 2016, the Company declared a quarterly dividend for the fourth quarter of 2015 on the Company's Class A common stock of $0.275 per share. The dividend was paid on March 17, 2016 to stockholders of record as of March 10, 2016. The Company has not declared or paid a dividend since March 17, 2016. Under the Merger Agreement, the Company is restricted from declaring or paying dividends prior to the consummation of the Brookfield Transaction.
Equity reallocation of $1.3 million as of June 30, 2017 was due to an adjustment of capital balances to reflect respective equity ownership percentages as of each balance sheet date.
12. STOCK-BASED COMPENSATION
The TerraForm Global, Inc. 2014 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the “Incentive Plan”) provides for the award of incentive and non-qualified stock options, stock appreciation rights, restricted stock awards (“RSAs”) and restricted stock units (“RSUs”) to employees and non-employee directors, including employees and non-employee directors of SunEdison and its affiliates. The maximum contractual term of an award is 10 years from the date of grant. Shares issued under the plan may be authorized and unissued shares or treasury shares. As of June 30, 2017, the Company had authorized 17,884,910 shares for awards under the Incentive Plan and 9,433,333 shares remained available for future grant under this plan.