||A shareholder is a person, who has invested money in the business by purchasing shares of the concerned enterprise.
||A stakeholder is someone who has a vested interest in an organization and its activities and are affected by the activities of the organization.
||All shareholders can be considered as stakeholders.
||All stakeholders may or may not be considered as shareholders.
||Shareholders are the owners so they have a legal involvement concerning the rights to directly affect a company’s policies and actions.
||Stakeholders are the interparties so they have no such involvement with the company in any financial or legal way.
||Only a company, which is limited by shares have shareholders.
||Every company or organization or enterprise have stakeholders.
||Shareholders focuses on Return on Investment made in the company.
||Stakeholders Focuses on performance,profitability, and liquidity of the company.of the company.
||Shareholders include Equity shareholders, Preference shareholders,etc.
||Stakeholders include Shareholders, Creditors, Debenture holders, Employees, Customers, Suppliers, Government etc.
||The scope of shareholders is comparatively limited than the stakeholders .
||The scope of stakeholders is comparatively wider than the shareholders .