Avon Products, Inc. ( AVP) has something relatively rare for a stock with this much short interest, that being insiders taking the other side of the trade. Looking back over the trailing six month period, AVP has seen 7 different instances of insider buying, as summarized by the table below:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/05/2014 John Higson Senior Vice President 3,035 $13.50 $40,972.50
05/07/2014 Douglas R. Conant Director 37,464 $13.34 $499,769.76
05/08/2014 Paula Stern Director 100 $13.35 $1,335.00
05/08/2014 Sara Mathew Director 7,500 $13.33 $99,975.00
05/07/2014 Maria Elena Lagomasino Director 7,473 $13.36 $99,839.28
05/08/2014 W. Don Cornwell Director 2,120 $13.37 $28,334.00
05/06/2014 Pablo Munoz Senior Vice President 6,664 $13.42 $89,430.88

Below is a chart showing the "days to cover" for AVP over time:

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