Stock (disambiguation)

Stock is a representation of capital paid or invested into a business entity by stockholders.

Stock may also refer to:



Arts, entertainment, and mediaEdit

  • Stock (album), by Akina Nakamori
  • Stock, a fictional town in Eastfarthing, in the works of J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Raw stock, undeveloped motion picture film
  • Repertory theatre, also called stock theatre, a theatre or opera production in which a resident company presents works from a specified repertoire
  • Stock character, a stereotypical fictional character who audiences readily recognize
  • Stock footage, film or video footage that can be used in other films
  • Stock photography, the supply of photographs licensed for specific uses
  • Stock sound effect, a prerecorded sound effect created for or contained within a sound effect library



  • Stock (cage), a stall or cage used to restrain livestock
  • Fish stock, semi-discrete subpopulations of a particular species of fish
  • Foundation stock, individual or general type of horses used as the foundation animals that create a new breed or bloodline
  • Livestock, animals kept for agricultural purposes
  • Stock fish, a type of dried fish product


Brands and enterprisesEdit


  • Stock (also capital stock) of a corporation is all of the shares into which ownership of the corporation is divided
  • Stock (variable), in economics, business, or accounting, a variable measured at one specific time
  • STOCK Act, the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act, an Act of Congress designed to combat insider trading
  • Stock in trade or inventory, a supply of goods or materials held in storage by a business or household

Other usesEdit

  • Stock (firearms), a part of a gun which interfaces with the shoulder or hand
  • Stock (food), a liquid flavoring base for soups and sauces
  • Stock (geology), an igneous rock formation
  • Stock, a type of changeling, a mythical creature
  • Card stock
  • Cattle catch or stocks, a move in some martial arts and wrestling
  • Infant bed, for sleeping babies, rarely called a stock
  • Label stock
  • Military stock, a leather collar issued to Napoleonic-era soldiers
  • Rolling stock, the vehicles that move on a railway
  • Stock tie, a tie worn around the neck of a competitor riding in an equestrian event
  • Stocks, a device for punishment or torture
  • Stöckli, sometimes called Stock, a traditional agricultural building in Switzerland and parts of Germany
  • Tally stick#Split tally, in ancient financial accounting, the part of a split tally stick used as a receipt in a transaction

See alsoEdit