Wink Stock Drops on 4Q Report


Share prices for Wink Communications Inc. stock fell more than 11 percent Monday following a fourth-quarter-2001 earnings report released after the
market closed late Friday.

The company reported a net loss for the quarter of $72.99 million, compared
with $14.6 million in the same quarter in 2000. For the year 2001, Wink reported
a $114.5 million loss versus $33.3 million for 2000.

Wink also reported a 59 percent increase in revenues for the year, at $6.9
million in 2001.

More than 6 million households in the United States and Canada had access to
Wink's enhanced-television service at the end of last year, the company

In a press release, Wink estimated that its 2002 revenues would top $10
million to $12 million.

Wink also plans to add its service in 5 million households this