Online video rental service Netflix today reported net income of $2.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2003, vs. a loss of $2.3 million in the same quarter of 2002. Revenues were $81.2 million, up 80

Online video rental service Netflix today reported net income of $2.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2003, vs. a loss of $2.3 million in the same quarter of 2002. Revenues were $81.2 million, up 80% from $45.2 million in fourth-quarter 2002. Total revenues for 2003 were $272 million, an increase of 78% from the previous year.

Netflix plans to debut a limited download service by 2005. It also expects to launch operations in Canada and the U.K.

The Los Gatos, Calif.-based company also announced today a 2-for-1 stock split that will be effective Feb. 11. Netflix stock was trading after the announcement down $1.71 at $75.95.