Difference between Share(s) and Stock(s)

Difference between Shares and Stocks

Most of the people use the word stocks and shares interchangeably.But, they both are different slightly.

In single line, you can own share(s) of a stock.

STOCK is like a company name and SHARES belongs to the specific company.


I bought 200 shares of RELIANCE STOCK.

Q: In which stock did you invest?

Ans: I invested in RELIANCE stock.

Q. How many shares you bought?

Ans: I bought 200 shares of RELIANCE stock