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ALPS | Stadion Tactical Growth Portfolio
Class I
Fund Stats
Inception Date 04/30/2014
Dividends Paid Anually
CUSIP 02110B 108
ISIN US02110B1089
Fund Type Insurance Portfolio
Expenses as of 04/30/2016
Total Expense Ratio2.27%
What You Pay*1.20%
Class III
Fund Stats
Symbol ALSTX
Inception Date 04/30/2014
Dividends Paid Anually
CUSIP 02110B 306
ISIN US02110B3069
Fund Type Insurance Portfolio
Expenses as of 04/30/2016
Total Expense Ratio2.41%
What You Pay*1.55%
Fund Resources
Portfolio Overview 
Quarterly Fact Sheet - Class I 
Quarterly Fact Sheet - Class III 
Statement of Additional Information 
Statutory Prospectus 
Summary Prospectus 
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Investment Objective

The investment objective of the ALPS | Stadion Defensive Portfolio is to seek capital appreciation.

Portfolio Strategy

To diversify equity allocations and attempt to reduce volatility over changing market cycles, the ALPS | Stadion Tactical Defensive Portfolio brings together two complementary strategies, each governing 50% of asset allocations.

Two Strategies at Work

Strategy 1: Cyclical Trends 50% of Portfolio

Objective: Designed to be fully invested during longer term growth cycles while becoming defensive during periods of decline

  • Technical analysis focused on intermediate and long-term measures
  • Construct portfolio of 3 - 6 holdings
  • Adjust allocation consistent with market cycle. Can hold defensive ETFs when market conditions change.

Strategy 2: Shorter Terms Trends 50% of Portfolio

Objective: Seeks short-term equity appreciation with a secondary emphasis on capital preservation during shorter term pullbacks

  • Daily, 15 technical measures determine equity risk levels
  • Construct portfolio of 4 - 7 ETFs
  • Portfolio level sell criteria
  • Unconstrained, can hold all cash

Total Portfolio Allocation Ranges

  • Max: 100% Equity ETFs
  • Min: 100% Cash/Defensive ETFs

Sample Portfolios

Equity ETFs
Cash/Defensive ETFs
Total Portfolio Allocation Ranges Chart